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					                Proposed Extension of Public Golf Course
                   at Kau Sai Chau Island, Sai Kung

              Environmental Monitoring and Audit Manual



             Report
       Authorized For
       Issued By:
                                          For and on Behalf of
                                   Black & Veatch Hong Kong Limited




Black & Veatch Hong Kong Limited          The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Room 1201-11, Millennium City 5,          One Sports Road
418 Kwun Tong Road,                       Happy Valley
Kowloon, Hong Kong                        Hong Kong

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                                              Table of Content

1.      INTRODUCTION                                                             1-1 to 1-8
1.1     Purpose of the Manual
1.2     Project Description
1.3     Location and scope of Project
1.4     The Type of Designated Project Covered in the Study
1.5     Possible Impact on the Environment
1.6     Objectives of EM&A programme
1.7     The Scope of the EM&A Programme
1.8     Construction Programme
1.9     Project Organisation
1.10    Structure of EM&A Manual

2.      AIR QUALITY                                                              2-1 to 2-6
2.1     Introduction
2.2     Air Quality Parameters
2.3     Monitoring Equipment
2.4     Monitoring Locations
2.5     Baseline Monitoring
2.6     Impact Monitoring
2.7     Compliance Assessment
2.8     Event and Action Plan (EAP)

3.      WATER QUALITY                                                            3-1 to 3-14
3.1     Introduction
3.2     Water Quality Parameters
3.3     Monitoring Equipment
3.4     Construction phase Monitoring
3.5     Baseline Monitoring
3.6     Impact Monitoring
3.7     Action and Limit Level
3.8     Operation Phase Monitoring
3.9     Action and Limit Level
3.10    Event and Action Plan

4.      ECOLOGY                                                                  4-1 to 4-9
4.1     Introduction
4.2     Ecological Mitigation Measures and Implementations
4.3     Monitoring and Audit for Ecology

5.      WASTE MANAGEMENT                                                         5-1 to 5-3
5.1     Introduction
5.2     Waste Control and Mitigation Measures

6.      CULTURAL HERITAGE                                                        6-1 to 6-3
6.1     Introduction
6.2     Cultural Heritage Requirements for EM&A


7.      LAND CONTAMINATION                                                       7-1 to 7-4
7.1     Introduction
7.2     Potential Areas Recommended for Further Investigation

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7.3       Preparation of Contamination Assessment Plan
7.4       Health and Safety
7.5       Mitigation Measures for Land Contamination during Construction Stage
7.6       Potential for Future Land Contamination


8.        LANDSCAPE AND VISUAL IMPACT MITITATION MEASURES                             8-1 to 8-4
8.1       General
8.2       Baseline Monitoring
8.3       Construction and Operation Phase Audit
8.4       Construction areas
8.5       Tree Preservation, planting and buffer areas
8.6       Shrub and ground cover planting
8.7       Engineering infrastructure: bridges, desalination plant, pumping stations and water tanks
8.8       Buildings: Extension of existing, halfway houses and rain shelters

9         SITE ENVIRONMENTAL AUDIT                                                   9-1 to 9-2
9.1       Site Inspection
9.2       Compliance with Legal and Contractual Requirements
9.3       Environmental Complaints

10.       REPORTING                                                                  10-1 to 10-7
10.1      General
10.2      Baseline Monitoring Report
10.3      Monthly EM&A Report
10.4      Quarterly EM&A Summary Report
10.5      Final EM&A Review Report
10.6      Data Keeping



                               Name                     Signature                    Date

       Prepared             Esther Tong


       Checked              Manuel Chua


       Reviewed             Johan Wong




                               Name                     Signature                    Date



       Verified              Gary Tam

                                                            IEC



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List of Figures
1.1     Location of the Proposed project
1.2     Master Layout Plan of the proposed third golf course
1.3     Project Organisation and Lines of Communication
2.1     Proposed Air Quality Monitoring locations
3.1     Proposed Water Quality Monitoring Locations (Construction phase)
3.2     Proposed Water Quality Monitoring Locations (Operational phase)
4.1     Proposed Ecology Monitoring Locations
4.2     Proposed coral transplantation locations
6.1     Area of Construction Works requiring a Watching Brief
7.1     Proposed Sampling Locations for Land Contamination

List of Appendix
Appendix A     Implementation Schedule
Appendix B     Sample Data Sheet, Complaint Log and Interim Notification Exceedances
Appendix C     Tentative Construction Programme




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 DOCUMENT CONTROL                     Proposed Extension of Public         No.      382210.REP
                                      Golf Course at Kau Sai Chau
 AMENDMENT RECORD                                                          Prepared by: Esther Tong
                                      Island, Sai Kung

                                      Client:                              Initials: ET
 EM&A Manual                          Hong Kong Jockey Club
                                                                           Date:   Dec 2005
 Pages:    Date:             Issue    Description:                                               Initials:
                             No.
   All      September 05        1     Final Report                                                    ET
   All      December 05         1     Final Report (Revised)                                          ET




The Registered Recipient is responsible for destroying or marking as “superseded” all superseded documents.



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1.        Introduction


1.1       Purpose of the Manual

1.1.1     The purpose of this Environmental Monitoring and Audit (EM&A) Manual is to guide the set up
          of an EM&A programme to ensure compliance with the Environmental Impact Assessment
          (EIA) study recommendations, to assess the effectiveness of the recommended mitigation
          measures and to identify any further need for additional mitigation measures or remedial action.
          This Manual outlines the monitoring and audit programme for the construction and operation
          phases of the “Proposed Extension of Public Golf Course at Kau Sai Chau, Sai Kung” (hereafter
          referred as “the Project”). It aims to provide systematic procedures for monitoring, auditing and
          minimising environmental impacts associated with construction works and operation activities.

1.1.2     The environmental laws, ordinances, regulations of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Planning
          Standards and Guidelines have served as environmental standards and guidelines in the
          preparation of this Manual. In addition, the EM&A Manual has been prepared in accordance
          with the requirements stipulated in Annex 21 of the Technical Memorandum on the EIA Process
          (EIAO-TM), issued by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD). Reference has also
          been made to the EPD’s “Environmental Monitoring and Audit Guidelines for Development
          Projects in Hong Kong”.


1.2       Project Description

          Background to the Study

1.2.1     In mid-1990, the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) proposed providing a public golf course at
          Kau Sai Chau as a recreational golf facility, which also has the effect of restoring the land
          degraded by its use as an artillery range. In late 1995, the first 18-hole golf course was opened to
          the public, followed by a second 18-hole golf course, driving range and associated support
          facilities nine months later. Since opening, utilisation of the golf courses has increased
          considerably. Utilisation of tee-times is almost 100% on weekends/public holidays and 72% on
          weekdays when there is good weather (annual average utilisation is 80%). With the two existing
          courses in heavy demand, the Hong Kong Jockey Club has decided to expand the existing
          facilities by building a third golf course with supporting facilities.

1.2.2     The Project Proponent has therefore decided to make a proposal to enlarge the existing facility
          into an area that, like the original facility, is a site degraded by former use as an artillery firing
          range. The Project will provide additional golfing capacity for the existing public golf course on
          Kau Sai Chau.

1.2.3     Historically, Kau Sai Chau was used as a military firing range, and on the Project site there is
          still visible evidence of this former activity where the thin scrubland cover has been exposed
          and there has been extensive washout. The existing (36-hole) golf course was the subject of an
          EIA, although this was before the enactment of the EIA Ordinance (EIAO) (Cap 499) and the
          project was classed as being “exempted” under the EIAO, i.e. works carried out before the
          EIAO. This EIA identified environmental mitigation for incorporation into the design and
          operation phases of the project, including EM&A requirements for construction and operation
          phases and a “Turf Grass Management Plan”. There has been ongoing EM&A since the course
          was opened to the public.


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1.3       Location and Scope of Project

1.3.1     The location of the Project is Kau Sai Chau, Port Shelter, Northeast New Territories east of Sai
          Kung (Figure 1.1). The Project is more closely defined as being on the east side of Kau Sai
          Chau immediately south of the existing public golf course. The Project site is currently unzoned
          and comprises an approximately 300 m wide and 1.5 km strip of undulating scrubland. The site
          is bounded to the west by steep rugged uplands (upto 210 m) and incised valleys and to the
          south and east by steep rocky coastline. North of the site is the existing Kau Sai Chau Public
          Golf Course that occupies the northern half of the Island.

1.3.2     The Project comprises the following (Figure 1.2):

          •     Construction of a third 18-hole public golf course on the east side of the island, south of the
                existing golfing area;
          •     A new irrigation lake to collect surface runoff from new 18-hole golf course. Water stored
                at the new irrigation lake can also be diverted to existing reservoir for tertiary treatment
                and recycling;
          •     A new desalination plant adjacent to the existing pier serve as an additional irrigation water
                supply for the new golf course during dry season; and
          •     Expansion of existing administration and maintenance buildings.

1.4       The Type of Designated Project Covered in the Study

1.4.1     The Project is a Designated Project according to Item O1 of Part I, Schedule 2 of the
          Environmental Impact Assessment Ordinance (EIAO), since it is an outdoor golf course. The
          extension of the existing 36-hole golf course on the east side of Kau Sai Chau can be considered
          as self-contained for construction activities, but cumulative impact of the three courses for
          turfgrass management and increased patronage must be considered for the operation phase.

1.5       Possible Impact on the Environment

          Overview of the Project

1.5.1     Based on experience gained during the construction and operation of the original course, the
          current proposal includes design measures to avoid or minimize environmental impacts.
          Therefore, the golf course design will propose adopting/modifying/enhancing the same
          approach used in the existing courses in several fundamental areas:

          •     utilization of treated sewage effluent as a water resource for irrigation. This theme would
                be continued for the proposed third golf course;
          •     the closed low flow drainage system is designed to collect all of the surface runoff from the
                proposed proposed third golf course. This water will be diverted back to the existing
                irrigation reservoir for recycling as irrigation for the proposed third golf course;
          •     no potable water would be used for irrigation purposes. A desalination plant will be used
                as a irrigation alternatives during dry season;
          •     thorough mitigation measures will be proposed in the EIA and EM&A Manual, and will be
                sufficient to control any silty water runoff during earthworks of the proposed third golf
                course.
          •     “turfgrass sods”, rather than growing from seeds, will be used during course establishment
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          •     implementation of the turf grass management plan ensures an integrated approach to turf
                problems and minimal use of pesticides, thereby protecting water quality during the
                operation phase of the golf course;
          •     recycled waste will be used as organic fertilizers used on the golf courses;
          •     a buffer zone of 20 m will be adopted generally for sensitive streams;
          •     movement of material will be contained in catchments. Wetland landscaping features
                (lakes/marshes) and the reservoir will be used as construction and operation run-off water
                retention and sediment settlement areas; and
          •     players will use electric golf carts to move around the course (the provision of golf cart
                tracks rather than walking routes leads to reduced earthworks).

1.6       Objectives of EM&A programme

1.6.1     The construction and operation impacts resulting from the implementation of the Project are
          specified in the EIA Report. The EIA Report also specifies mitigation measures which need to
          be implemented to ensure compliance with the required environmental criteria. These
          mitigation measures and their implementation requirements are presented in the Implementation
          Schedule (Appendix A). The EIA recommends that environmental monitoring will be necessary
          to assess the effectiveness of measures implemented to mitigate potential environmental impacts
          during construction of the Project. Regular environmental auditing during construction is also
          recommended to ensure that potential impacts are adequately addressed through the
          implementation of the mitigation measures defined in this EIA Report.

1.6.2     This Manual provides the EM&A requirements recommended in the EIA Report to ensure
          compliance with the specified mitigation measures. The main objectives of the EM&A
          programme are to:

           •    provide a database against which any short or long term environmental impacts of the
                project can be determined;
           •    provide an early indication should any of the environmental control measures or practices
                fail to achieve the acceptable standards;
           •    monitor the performance of the Project and the effectiveness of mitigation measures;
           •    verify the environmental impacts predicted in the EIA Study;
           •    determine Project compliance with regulatory requirements, standards and government
                policies;
           •    define remedial action to be taken if unexpected problems or unacceptable impacts arise;
                and
           •    provide data against which environmental audits may be undertaken.

1.7       The Scope of the EM&A Programme

1.7.1     The scope of the EM&A programme is to:

           •    implement monitoring inspection and audit requirements;
           •    implement inspection requirements for mitigation measures;
           •    liase with and provide environmental advice (as requested or when otherwise necessary) to
                construction site staff on the comprehension and consequences of the environmental audit;
           •    identify and resolve environmental issues and other functions as they may arise from the
                construction works;
           •    check and quantify the Contractor's overall environmental performance, and remedial
                actions to be taken to mitigate adverse environmental effects as they may arise from the
                works;
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           •    conduct monthly reviews of monitored impact data as the basis for assessing compliance
                with the defined criteria and to ensure that necessary mitigation measures are identified and
                implemented, as well as to undertake additional ad hoc monitoring and auditing as required
                by special circumstances;
           •    evaluate and interpret all environmental monitoring data to provide an early indication
                should any of the environmental control measures or practices fail to achieve the
                acceptable standards, and to verify the environmental impacts predicted in the EIA;
           •    manage and liaise with other individuals or parties concerning other environmental issues
                which are deemed to be relevant to the construction process;
           •    conduct regular site inspections of a formal or informal nature to assess:
                -     the level of the Contractor's general environmental awareness;
                -     the Contractor's implementation of the recommendations in the EIA;
                -     the Contractor's performance as measured by the EM&A;
                -     the need for specific mitigation measures to be implemented or the continued usage
                      of those previously agreed;
                -     to advise the site staff of any identified potential environmental issues; and
                -     submit monthly EM&A reports which summarise project monitoring and auditing
                      data, with full interpretation illustrating the acceptability or otherwise of any
                      environmental impacts and identification or assessment of the implementation status
                      of agreed mitigation measures.

1.7.2     This Manual contains the following information:

          •     responsibilities of the contractor carrying out the works (the Contractor), the engineer (the
                Engineer) and his/her representative (the Engineer’s Representative (ER)), the
                environmental team (the Environmental Team (ET)) and the independent checker (the
                Independent Checker (Environment) (IC(E))) with respect to the environmental monitoring
                and audit requirements during the course of the Project;
          •     project organisation for the Project;
          •     the basis for, and description of the broad approach underlying the EM&A programme;
          •     requirements with respect to the construction programme schedule and the necessary
                environmental monitoring and audit programme to track the varying environmental
                impacts;
          •     details of the methodologies to be adopted, including all field laboratories and analytical
                procedures, and details on quality assurance and quality control programme;
          •     the rationale on which the environmental monitoring data will be evaluated and interpreted;
          •     definition of Action and Limit levels;
          •     establishment of Event and Action plans;
          •     requirements for reviewing pollution sources and working procedures required in the event
                of non-compliance with the environmental criteria and complaints;
          •     requirements for presentation of environmental monitoring and audit data and appropriate
                reporting procedures;
          •     requirements for review of EIA predictions and the effectiveness of the mitigation
                measures/environmental management systems and the EM&A programme.

1.7.3     For the purpose of this Manual, the ET Leader, who shall be responsible for and in charge of the
          ET, shall refer to the person delegated the role of executing the EM&A requirements.




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1.8       Construction Programme

1.8.1     The tentative construction programme is starting from Jan 2006 to July 2007.

1.8.2     This programme is for the ET Leader to get an initial idea of the projection of the works. The
          ET leader shall make reference to the actual works progress and programme during the
          construction stage to schedule the EM&A works, and the Contractor shall provide the respective
          information to the ET Leader for formulating the EM&A schedule. The construction
          programme and related EM&A schedule shall be updated in the baseline/monthly report
          submissions as necessary.

1.9       Project Organisation

1.9.1     The Environmental Team (ET) shall be employed by the Project Proponent to undertake the
          EM&A works and shall not be in any way an associated body of the Contractor. The
          Independent Checker (Environment) (IC(E)) shall be engaged by the Project Proponent to audit
          the work of the ET. The IC(E) shall not be in any way an associated bodies of the Contractor or
          the ET. The ET Leader and the IC(E) shall have relevant professional qualifications, or have
          sufficient relevant EM&A experience subject to approval of the Environmental Protection
          Department (EPD).

1.9.2     The ET Leader shall possess at least 7 years of EM&A experience and have the relevant
          professional qualifications. The IC(E) shall have the same experience and professional
          qualifications as for the ET Leader.

1.9.3     The IC(E) shall be employed by the Project Proponent prior to commencement of construction
          of the Project. The role of the IC(E) shall be independent from the management of construction
          works, but shall be empowered to audit the environmental performance of construction.

1.9.4     The Project organisation and lines of communication with respect to environmental protection
          works is shown in Figure 1.3.

1.9.5     The responsibilities of respective parties are as follows:

          The Contractor

1.9.6     The term "Contractors" should be taken to mean all construction contractors, operators and sub-
          contractors, working on site at any one time. Other than reporting to the Engineer, the
          Contractors should:

          •   work within the scope of the relevant contract and other tender conditions;
          •   participate in the site inspections undertaken by the ET, as required, and undertake any
              correction actions instructed by the Engineer;
          •   provide information/advice to the ET regarding works activities which may contribute, or be
              continuing to the generation of adverse environmental conditions;
          •   implement measures to reduce impact whenever Action and Limit Levels are exceeded; and
          •   take responsibility and strictly adhere to the guidelines of the EM&A programme and
              complementary protocols developed by their project staff.




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          Environmental Team

1.9.7        The ET leader and the ET should not be in any way an associated body of the Contractor. The
             ET should be led and managed by the ET leader. The ET leader should have relevant education,
             training, knowledge, professional qualifications and at least 7 years experience in EM&A for
             environmental management works subject to approval of the ER's Representative and the
             Director of Environmental Protection (DEP).

1.9.8        Suitably qualified staff should be included in the ET, and resources for the implementation of
             the EM&A programme should be allocated in time under the Contract, to enable fulfilment of
             the project's EM&A requirements as specified in the EM&A Manual.

1.9.9        The ET leader and the ET are employed to conduct the EM&A programme and ensure the
             Contractor's compliance with the project's environmental performance requirements during
             construction and operation of the Project. The duties are:

         •      sampling, analysis and statistical evaluation of monitoring parameters with reference to the
                EIA study final report on Proposed Extension of Public Golf Course at Kau Sai Chau, Sai
                Kung recommendations and requirements;
         •      environmental site surveillance;
         •      audit of compliance with environmental protection, and pollution prevention and control
                regulations;
         •      monitor the implementation of environmental mitigation measures;
         •      monitor compliance with the environmental protection clauses/specifications in the Contract;
         •      review construction and operation programme and comment as necessary;
         •      review construction and operation methodology and comment as necessary;
         •      complaint investigation, evaluation and identification of corrective measures;
         •      liaison with Independent Checker (Environment) (IC(E)) on all environmental performance
                matters, and timely submission of all relevant EM&A proforma for the approval by IC(E);
         •      advice to the Contractor on environment improvement, awareness, enhancement matters, etc.,
                on site and
         •      timely submission of the EM&A report to the project proponent and the DEP.

          Engineer or Engineer’s Representative

1.9.10       The term Engineer, or Engineer's Representative (ER), refers to the organisation responsible for
             overseeing the construction works or operation of the Project and 'monitoring' the works
             undertaken by various Contractors, and for ensuring that they are undertaken by the Contractors
             in accordance with the specification and contractual requirements. The ER should:

          •       Monitor the Contractors' compliance with contract specifications, including the
                  implementation and operation of environmental mitigation measures and ensure their
                  effectiveness, and other aspects of the EM&A programme;
          •       Comply with the agreed Event and Action Plan in the event of any exceedance;
          •       Provide assistance to the ET as necessary in the implementation of the environmental
                  monitoring and auditing programme; and
          •       Instruct the Contractors to follow the agreed protocols or those in the Contract
                  Specifications in the event of exceedances or complaints.




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          Independent Checker (Environment)

1.9.11    The IC(E) should advise the ER on environmental issues related to the Project. The role of the
          IC(E) should be independent from the management of construction and operation activities, but
          he/she should be empowered to audit the environmental performance of construction and
          operation.

1.9.12    The IC(E) should be employed prior to commencement of construction of the Project. The IC(E)
          should have at least 7 years experience in EM&A or environmental management. The
          appointment of the IC(E) is subject to the approval of the ER.

1.9.13    The IC(E) should audit the overall EM&A programme including the implementation of all
          environmental mitigation measures, submissions relating to EM&A, and any other submission
          required under the this Manual.

1.9.14    In addition, the IC(E) should be responsible for verifying the environmental acceptability of
          permanent and temporary works, and relevant design plans.

1.9.15    The IC(E) should arrange and conduct monthly general site inspections of the work site during
          the construction period. The IC(E) should ensure the impact monitoring is conducted according
          to the prescribed schedule at the correct locations.

1.9.16    The IC(E) should report the findings of the site inspections and other environmental
          performance reviews to DSD and EPD.

1.9.17    Appropriate resources should also be allocated under the Contractor and the ER to fulfil their
          duties specified in this Manual.

1.9.18    The main duty of the IC(E) is to carry out environmental audit of the construction and operation
          of the Project; this should include, inter alia, the followings:

          •   review and audit all aspects of the EM&A programme;
          •   validate and confirm the accuracy of monitoring results, monitoring equipment, monitoring
              locations, monitoring procedures and locations of sensitive receivers;
          •   carry out random sample check and audit on monitoring data and sampling procedures, etc;
          •   conduct random site inspection;
          •   audit the EIA recommendations and requirements against the status of implementation of
              environmental protection measures on site;
          •   review the effectiveness of environmental mitigation measures and project environmental
              performance;
          •   on a needs basis, audit the Contractor's construction methodology and agree the least impact
              alternative in consultation with the ET leader and the Contractor;
          •   check complaint cases and the effectiveness of corrective measures;
          •   review and audit in an independent, objective and professional manner in all aspects of the
              EM&A programme;
          •   verify the investigation results of complaint cases and the effectiveness of corrective
              measures;
          •   verify EM&A report that has been certified by the ET leader; and
          •   feedback audit results to ET/Permit Holder according to Event/Action Plan in the EM&A
              Manual.




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1.10      Structure of the EM&A Manual

1.10.1    The remainder of the Manual is set out as follows:

          •      Section 2 details the requirements for air quality monitoring;
          •      Section 3 details the requirements for water quality monitoring;
          •      Section 4 details the requirements for ecology impact monitoring,
          •      Section 5 details the requirements for waste management;
          •      Section 6 details the requirements for cultural heritage;
          •      Section 7 details the requirements for land contamination;
          •      Section 8 describes the scope and frequency of site auditing; and
          •      Section 9 details the EM&A reporting requirements.

1.10.2    The EM&A Manual is an evolving document that should be updated to maintain its relevance as
          the Project progresses. The primary focus for these updates will be to ensure the impacts
          predicted and the recommended mitigation measures remain consistent and appropriate to the
          manner in which the works are to be carried out.




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2.        AIR QUALITY

2.1       Introduction

2.1.1     This section presents the requirements, methodology, equipment, monitoring locations, criteria
          and protocols for the monitoring and audit of air quality impacts during the construction phase
          of the Project. No operation phase air quality monitoring is recommended.

2.1.2     The objectives of the air quality monitoring shall be:

          •     to identify the extent of construction dust impacts on sensitive receivers;
          •     to determine the effectiveness of mitigation measures to control fugitive dust emission
                from activities during construction phase;
          •     to audit the compliance of the Contractor with regard to dust control, contract conditions
                and the relevant dust impact criteria;
          •     to recommend further mitigation measures if found to be necessary; and
          •     to comply with Action and Limit (A/L) Levels for air quality as defined in this Manual.

2.2       Air Quality Parameters

2.2.1     The criteria against which ambient air quality monitoring shall be assessed are the Hong Kong
          Air Quality Objectives (AQOs) for Total Suspended Particulates (TSP):

          •     24-hour TSP level of 260 µg m-3; and
          •     1-hour TSP level of 500 µg m-3.

2.2.2     These levels are not to be exceeded at Air Sensitive Receivers (ASRs).

2.3       Monitoring Equipment

2.3.1     The TSP levels shall be measured by following the standard method as set out in High Volume
          Method for Total Suspended Particulates, Part 50 Chapter 1 Appendix B, Title 40 of the Code of
          Federal Regulations of the USEPA.

2.3.2     Air samples shall be drawn at a controlled rate through a high volume sampler (HVS) fitted with
          a conditioned, pre-weighed filter paper. After sampling for 24-hours, the filter paper with
          retained particles is collected and returned to the laboratory for drying in a desiccator followed
          by accurate weighing. 24-hour average TSP levels are calculated from the ratio of the mass of
          particulates retained on the filter paper to the total volume of air sampled.

2.3.3     All relevant data including temperature, pressure, weather conditions, elapsed-time meter
          reading for the start and stop of sampler, identification and weight of the filter paper, and other
          special phenomena and work progress of the concerned site, etc., shall be recorded in detail. A
          sample data sheet is shown in Appendix B.

2.3.4     HVS in compliance with the following specifications shall be used for carrying out the 24-hour
          monitoring:

          •   0.6 - 1.7 m3 per minute (20 - 60 standard cubic feet per minute) adjustable flow range;
          •   equipped with a timing/control device with ± 5 minutes accuracy for 24 hours operation;
          •   installed with elapsed-time meter with ± 2 minutes accuracy for 24 hours operation;
          •   capable of providing a minimum exposed area of 406 cm2 (63 in2);

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          •   flow control accuracy: ± 2.5% deviation over 24-hour sampling period;
          •   incorporated with an electronic mass flow rate controller or other equivalent devices;
          •   equipped with a flow recorder for continuous monitoring;
          •   provided with a peaked roof inlet;
          •   incorporated with a manometer;
          •   able to hold and seal the filter paper to the sampler housing at horizontal position;
          •   filter can be changed easily; and
          •   capable of 24-hour continuous operation.

2.3.5     The ET shall be responsible for the provision of the monitoring equipment. ET shall ensure that
          sufficient number of HVS’s with appropriate calibration kit are available for carrying out the
          baseline, regular impacts monitoring and ad-hoc monitoring. The HVS’s shall be equipped with
          an electronic mass flow controller and be calibrated against a traceable standard at regular
          intervals in accordance with requirements stated in the manufacturers operating manual and as
          described below. All the equipment, calibration kit, filter papers, etc., shall be clearly labelled.

2.3.6     The flow rate of each HVS with mass flow controller shall be calibrated using an orifice
          calibrator. Initial calibration of the dust monitoring equipment shall be conducted upon
          installation and prior to commissioning. One point flow rate calibration shall be carried out
          every two months. Five-point calibration shall be carried out every three months.

2.3.7     The flow-rate of the sampler before and after the sampling exercise with the filter in position
          shall be verified to be constant and be recorded on the data sheet.

2.3.8     The 1-hour TSP shall be measured by a portable dust meter. The 1-hour TSP meter shall be
          checked at 3-month intervals and calibrated at 1-year intervals throughout all stages of the air
          quality impact monitoring.

2.4       Monitoring Locations

2.4.1     One representative air sensitive receiver is proposed for monitoring during the construction
          phase of the Project (Table 2.1, Figure 2.1). Prior to commencement of the EM&A programme,
          the ET shall discuss and agree with the Engineer, IC(E) and EPD on the proposed air quality
          monitoring location.

                                                   Table 2.1
                                       Air Quality Monitoring Location

                 Identification Number                                Location
                        GCA B1                  Bungalow A, adjacent to Kau Sai Chau Public Golf
                                                Course Administration Building



2.4.2     When alternative monitoring locations are proposed, the monitoring locations shall be chosen
          based on the following criteria:

          •      at the site boundary or such locations close to the major dust emission source;
          •      close to the sensitive receivers; and
          •      prevailing meteorological conditions.




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2.4.3     When positioning the HVS’s, the following shall be noted:

          •     a horizontal platform with appropriate support to secure the samplers against gusty wind
                shall be provided;
          •     samplers shall be placed at least 2 m apart;
          •     the distance between the sampler and an obstacle, such as buildings, must be at least twice
                the height that the obstacle protrudes above the sampler;
          •     a minimum 2m horizontal separation from walls, parapets and penthouses is required for
                rooftops samplers;
          •     a minimum 2m horizontal separation from any supporting structure is required;
          •     no furnace or incinerator flue should be nearby;
          •     airflow around the sampler should be unrestricted;
          •     the sampler should be more than 20m from the dripline;
          •     any wire fence and gate to protect the sampler, shall not cause any obstruction during
                monitoring;
          •     permission must be obtained to set up the samplers and to obtain access to the monitoring
                stations; and
          •     a secured supply of electricity is needed to operate the samplers.

2.5       Baseline Monitoring

2.5.1     Baseline monitoring shall be carried out to determine the ambient 1-hour and 24-hour TSP
          levels at the designated monitoring locations, as shown in Table 2.1, prior to the commencement
          of the Project works. During baseline monitoring, there shall not be any construction or dust
          generating activities in the vicinity of the monitoring stations.

2.5.2     TSP baseline monitoring shall be carried out for a continuous period of at least two weeks under
          typical weather conditions, with the 24-hour and three 1-hour ambient measurements taken daily
          at each monitoring location. General meteorological conditions (wind speed, direction and
          precipitation) and notes regarding any significant adjacent dust producing sources shall also be
          recorded throughout the baseline monitoring period.

2.5.3     In case baseline monitoring cannot be carried out at the designated monitoring locations during
          the baseline monitoring period, the ET Leader shall carry out the monitoring at alternative
          locations which can effectively represent the baseline conditions at the impact monitoring
          locations. The alternative monitoring locations shall be approved by the Engineer and agreed
          with the IC(E).

2.5.4     In exceptional cases, when insufficient baseline monitoring data or questionable results are
          obtained, the ET shall liaise with the IC(E) and EPD to agree on an appropriate set of data to be
          used as a baseline reference and submit such data to the Engineer for approval.

2.5.5     The baseline monitoring will provide data for the determination of the appropriate Action levels
          with the Limit levels set against statutory or otherwise agreed limits.

2.5.6     Baseline checking of ambient TSP levels shall be carried out every six months at each
          monitoring location, when no dusty works activities are in operation. If the ET considers that
          significant changes in the ambient conditions have arisen, the baseline monitoring exercise may,
          upon consultation and agreement with the Engineer, the IC(E) and the EPD, be repeated to
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2.6       Impact Monitoring

2.6.1     The monthly schedule of the compliance and impact monitoring programme shall be drawn up
          by the ET one month prior to commencement of the scheduled construction period. For regular
          impact monitoring, a sampling frequency of at least once in every six days shall be strictly
          observed at all of the monitoring stations for 24-hour TSP monitoring. In case of complaints, 1-
          hour TSP monitoring shall be conducted at least three times in every six days when the highest
          dust impacts are likely to occur. The impact monitoring programme is summarised in Table 2.2.

                                                              Table 2.2
                                     Air Quality Impact Monitoring Programme (TSP)
                   Sampling duration                                           Frequency
                          1 hour                 • 3 times every 6 days (as required in case of complaints)
                        24 hours                 • Once every 6 days

2.6.2     Before commencing the monitoring, the ET shall inform the IC(E) of the impact monitoring
          programme such that the IC(E) can conduct on-site audits to ensure the accuracy of the impact
          monitoring results.

2.7       Compliance Assessment

2.7.1     Action and Limit (A/L) levels that provide an appropriate framework for the interpretation of
          monitoring results have to be agreed between ET, IC(E), EPD and the Engineer before
          commencement of air monitoring. The air quality monitoring data shall be checked against the
          agreed A/L levels. Recommended A/L levels are listed in Table 2.3.

                                                        Table 2.3
                                          Action and Limit Levels for Air Quality

                  Parameter                               Action Level (1)                      Limit Level
           TSP (24 hour average)             BL ≤ 200 µg m-3, AL = (BL * 1.3 + LL)/2             260 µg m-3
                                             BL > 200 µg m-3, AL = LL
              TSP (1 hour average)           BL ≤ 384 µg m-3, AL = (BL * 1.3 + LL)/2             500 µg m-3
                                             BL > 384 µg m-3, AL = LL

        (1)        BL = Baseline level, AL = Action level, LL = Limit level.

2.8       Event and Action Plan (EAP)

2.8.1     The EAP is based on the principle of prescriptive procedures and actions associated with the
          measurement of certain defined levels of air pollution, as recorded by the environmental
          monitoring process, and the agreed A/L levels. In cases these A/L levels are exceeded, the ET,
          the IC(E), the Engineer and the Contractor shall carry out the relevant actions prescribed in the
          EAP in Table 2.4.




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                                                   Table 2.4
                                      Event / Action Plan for Air Quality


                                                                  ACTION
      EVENT
                               ET                      IC(E)                  Engineer               CONTRACTOR
 ACTION LEVEL
  1. Exceedance for   1. Identify source,       1. Check monitoring     1.   Notify             1. Rectify any
  one sample             investigate the           data submitted by         Contractor.           unacceptable
                         causes of complaint       ET;                                             practice;
                         and propose            2. Check Contractor’s                           2. Amend working
                         remedial measures;        working method.                                 methods if
                      2. Inform IC(E) and                                                          appropriate.
                         Engineer;
                      3. Repeat
                         measurement to
                         confirm finding;
                      4. Increase to daily
                         monitoring.

  2. Exceedance for   1. Identify source;       1. Check monitoring     1. Confirm in           1. Submit proposals for
  two or more         2. Inform IC(E) and          data submitted by       writing receipt of      remedial measures to
  consecutive            Engineer;                 ET;                     notification of         Engineer within
  samples             3. Advise Engineer on     2. Check Contractor’s      exceedance;             three working days
                         effectiveness of          working method;      2. Notify                  of notification;
                         proposed remedial      3. Discuss with ET         Contractor;          2. Implement agreed
                         measures;                 and Contractor       3. Supervise proper        proposals;
                      4. Repeat                    possible remedial       implementation       3. Amend proposal if
                         measurements to           measures;               of remedial             appropriate.
                         confirm findings;      4. Advise ET on the        measures.
                      5. Increase to daily         effectiveness of
                         monitoring;               proposed remedial
                      6. Discuss with IC(E)        measures;
                         and       Contractor   5. Supervise
                         remedial     actions      implementation of
                         required;                 remedial measures.
                      7. If exceedance
                         continues, arrange
                         meeting with IC(E)
                         and Engineer;
                      8. If exceedance
                         stops, cease
                         additional
                         monitoring.

 LIMIT LEVEL
  1. Exceedance for   1. Identify source,       1. Check monitoring     1. Confirm in           1.   Take immediate
  one sample             investigate causes        data submitted by       writing receipt of        action to avoid
                         of exceedance and         ET;                     notification of           further exceedance;
                         propose remedial       2. Check Contractor’s      exceedance;          2.   Submit proposals
                         measures;                 working method;      2. Notify                    for remedial actions
                      2. Inform IC(E),          3. Discuss with ET         Contractor;               to IC(E) within
                         Engineer,                 and Contractor       3. Supervise proper          three working days
                         Contractor and            possible remedial       implementation            of notification;
                         EPD;                      measures;               of remedial          3.   Implement the
                      3. Repeat                 4. Advise Engineer on      measures.                 agreed proposals;
                         measurement to            effectiveness of                             4.   Amend proposals if
                         confirm finding;          proposed remedial                                 appropriate.
                      4. Increase to daily         measures;
                         monitoring;            5. Supervise
                      5. Assess                    implementation of
                         effectiveness of          remedial measures.

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                                                                    ACTION
      EVENT
                               ET                       IC(E)                  Engineer              CONTRACTOR
                         Contractor’s
                         remedial actions
                         and keep IC(E),
                         EPD and Engineer
                         informed of results.

  2 Exceedance for    1. Notify IC(E),          1. Discuss amongst        1. Confirm receipt      1. Take immediate
  two or more            Engineer,                 Engineer, ET, and         of notification of      action to avoid
  consecutive            Contractor and            Contractor the            exceedance in           further exceedance;
  samples                EPD;                      potential remedial        writing;             2. Submit proposals for
                      2. Identify source;          actions;               2. Notify                  remedial actions to
                      3. Repeat                 2. Review                    Contractor;             IC(E) within three
                         measurement to            Contractor’s           3. In consultation         working days of
                         confirm findings;         remedial actions          with the IC(E),         notification;
                      4. Increase to daily         whenever                  agree with the       3. Implement the
                         monitoring;               necessary to assure       Contractor the          agreed proposals;
                      5. Carry out analysis        their effectiveness,      remedial             4. Resubmit proposals
                         of Contractor’s           and advise                measures to be          if problem still not
                         working procedures        Engineer                  implemented;            under control;
                         to determine              accordingly;           4. Supervise proper     5. Stop the relevant
                         possible mitigation    3. Supervise                 implementation          portion of works as
                         measures to be            implementation of         of remedial             instructed by
                         implemented;              remedial measures.        measures;               Engineer until the
                      6. Arrange meeting                                  5. If exceedance           exceedance is
                         with IC(E) and                                      continues,              abated.
                         Engineer to discuss                                 consider what
                         remedial actions to                                 portion of the
                         be taken;                                           works is
                      7. Assess effectiveness                                responsible and
                         of Contractor’s                                     instruct the
                         remedial actions                                    Contractor to stop
                         and keep IC(E),                                     that portion of
                         EPD and Engineer                                    work until
                         informed of results;                                exceedance has
                      8. If exceedance stops,                                abated.
                         cease additional
                         monitoring.




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3.        WATER QUALITY

3.1       Introduction

3.1.1     The water quality assessment in the EIA Report concludes that impacts to the marine and
          freshwater quality are not expected provided the Contractor implements the recommended
          mitigation measures. This section presents the requirements, methodology, equipment,
          monitoring locations, criteria and protocols for the monitoring and audit of marine and fresh
          water quality impacts during the construction phase of the Project. Operation phase monitoring
          of water quality is recommended.

3.1.2     The objectives of the water quality monitoring programme are as follows:

               to determine the effectiveness of the construction and operation phase controls and
               mitigation measures employed, and the need for supplementary mitigation measures; and
               to check compliance with relevant WQO.

3.2       Water Quality Parameters

3.2.1     The ET shall be responsible for monitoring the parameters as shown below during the
          construction phase of the Project to ensure that any deterioration of water quality would be
          readily detected and timely rectifying action can be undertaken.

          Construction Phase Monitoring

3.2.2     The water quality parameters which need to be monitored are as follows:

                Marine water quality - dissolved oxygen (DO), temperature, turbidity, suspended solids
                (SS), pH and salinity
                Stream water quality - dissolved oxygen (DO), temperature, turbidity, suspended solids (SS)
                and pH

3.2.3     Additional water quality parameters are required to monitor marine and stream water quality
          when the permanent low flow drainage system is not yet completed but turf establishment has to
          be in place during construction phase. The ET Leader shall be responsible for liaison with the
          Contractor on the turf establishment programme.

3.2.4     Additional marine and stream water quality monitoring parameters include nitrate nitrogen
          (NO3-N), nitrite nitrogen (NO2-N), ammonia nitrogen (NH3-N), total phosphate (TP) and
          selected pesticides parameters. The ET Leader shall be responsible for confirming with the
          Project Proponent and the Contractor the actual pesticides used during the turf establishment
          before the required pesticides testing are carried out.

3.2.5     The ET Leader shall propose the additional monitoring parameters for approval by IC(E),
          Engineer, EPD and AFCD, and shall submit such information for approval at least 2 weeks
          before the turf establishment period.

3.2.6     Additional water quality monitoring at Tai Tau Chau FCZ (TTC), Kai Lung Wan FCZ (KLW),
          Kau Sai FCZ (KS), downstream of the existing marsh (M_Marsh), marine water of Port Shelter
          (M_Coral), existing reservoir (F_Inland M) and Control stations (M_A and M_B) shall be
          carried out after heavy rain storm or when there is an overflow event from the reservoir,
          irrigation buffer lake or detention ponds/tanks. The heavy rain storm shall be defined when there
          is an amber/red/black rainstorm warning signal issued by the Hong Kong Observatory. The

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          water sample shall be taken within 24 hours after the black/red/amber rainstorm warning signal
          is cancelled. The monitoring parameters shall include dissolved oxygen, temperature, turbidity,
          suspended solids, pH and salinity. Additional parameters shall be the same as stated in
          paragraphs 3.2.3-3.2.5. Please refer to section 3.11 for details of monitoring requirement when
          heavy rainstorm event occurs.

3.2.7     In association with the water quality parameters, relevant data including monitoring
          location/position, time, weather conditions, and any special phenomena and work underway at
          the construction site shall also be measured.

3.2.8     A sample monitoring record sheet and data format are shown in Appendix B.

3.3       Monitoring Equipment

3.3.1     The equipment listed below shall be supplied by the ET and approved by the IC(E) and the
          Engineer for water quality monitoring.

          Dissolved Oxygen and Temperature Measuring Equipment

3.3.2     The instrument shall be a portable and weatherproof DO measuring instrument complete with
          cable and sensor, and use a DC power source. The equipment shall be capable of measuring:

          ·     dissolved oxygen levels in the range of 0 - 20 mg L-1 and 0 - 200% saturation; and
          ·     a temperature of 0 - 45 degrees Celsius.

3.3.3     It shall have a membrane electrode with automatic temperature compensation complete with a
          cable. Sufficient stocks of spare electrodes and cables shall be available for replacement where
          necessary. (For example, YSI model 59 meter, YSI 5739 probe, YSI 5795A submersible stirrer
          with reel and cable or an approved similar instrument).

3.3.4     Should salinity compensation not be built-in in the DO equipment, in-situ salinity shall be
          measured to calibrate the DO equipment prior to each DO measurement.

          Turbidity Measurement Instrument

3.3.5     Turbidity shall be measured in situ by the nephelometric method. The instrument shall be
          portable and weatherproof turbidity measuring instrument using a DC power source complete
          with cable, sensor and comprehensive operation manuals. It shall have a photoelectric sensor
          capable of measuring turbidity between 0 - 1000 NTU (for example, Hach model 2100P or an
          approved similar instrument). The cable shall not be less than 25m in length. The meter shall be
          calibrated in order to establish the relationship between NTU units and the levels of suspended
          solids.

          Suspended solids

3.3.6     A water sample at least 2.5L in capacity with messenger and using a 10m line should be
          collected. Samples should be submitted to HOKLAS accredited laboratory as soon as possible
          for gravimetric analysis for suspended.

          Sampler

3.3.7     A water sampler is required. It shall comprise a transparent PVC cylinder, with a capacity of
          not less than 2 litres, which can be effectively sealed with latex cups at both ends. The sampler
          shall have a positive latching system to keep it open and prevent premature closure until

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          released by a messenger when the sampler is at the selected water depth (for example, Kahlsico
          Water Sampler or an approved similar instrument).

          Water Depth Detector

3.3.8     A portable, battery-operated echo sounder shall be used for the determination of water depth at
          each designated monitoring station. This unit can either be hand held or affixed to the bottom of
          the work boat, if the same vessel is to be used throughout the monitoring programme.

          Salinity

3.3.9     A portable salinometer capable of measuring salinity in the range of 0 - 40 parts per thousand
          (ppt) shall be provided for measuring salinity of the water at each monitoring location.

          pH

3.3.10    The instrument shall consist of a potentiometer, a glass electrode, a reference electrode and a
          temperature-compensating device. It shall be readable to 0.1pH in a range of 0 to 14. Standard
          buffer solutions of at least pH 7 and pH 10 shall be used for calibration of the instrument before
          and after use. Details of the method shall comply with APHA, 19th ed. 4500-HTB.

          Flow Rate Meter

3.3.11    A portable, battery-operated flow meter should be used for the determination of water depth at
          each designated monitoring location and record in m³/s. A hand held or meter fixed to the
          underside of the survey boat may be used.

          Sample Containers and Storage

3.3.12    Water samples for laboratory analysis shall be stored in high density polythene bottles with no
          preservative added, packed in ice (cooled to 4°C without being frozen) and delivered to the
          laboratory and analysed as soon as possible after collection. Sufficient volume of samples shall
          be collected to achieve the required detection limit.

          Monitoring Position Equipment

3.3.13    A hand-held or boat-fixed type digital Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS) with way
          point bearing indication or other equipment instrument of similar accuracy, shall be provided
          and used during marine water monitoring to ensure the monitoring vessel is at the correct
          location before taking measurements.

          Calibration of In-Situ Instruments

3.3.14    All in situ monitoring instruments shall be checked, calibrated and certified by a laboratory
          accredited under HOKLAS or any other international accreditation scheme before use and
          subsequently re-calibrated at three monthly intervals throughout all stages of the water quality
          monitoring programme. Responses of sensors and electrodes shall be checked with certified
          standard solutions before each use. Wet bulb calibration for a DO meter shall be carried out
          before measurement at each monitoring location.

3.3.15    Sufficient stocks of spare parts shall be maintained for replacements when necessary. Backup
          monitoring equipment shall also be made available so that monitoring can proceed uninterrupted
          even when some equipment is under maintenance, calibration, etc.


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           Laboratory Analysis

 3.3.16    All laboratory work shall be carried out in a HOKLAS accredited laboratory. Water samples of
           about 1,000 ml shall be collected at the monitoring and control stations for carrying out the
           laboratory determinations. The determination work shall start within 24 hours after collection of
           the water samples. The analyses shall follow the standard methods according to APHA Standard
           Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 19th Edition, or an equivalent method
           approved by EPD.

                                                Table 3.1
                           Methods and Detection Limits for Laboratory Analysis

       Parameter                     Recommended Method                              Detection Limit
       Suspended Solids              APHA 2540 D                                         2 mg/L
       Nitrate Nitrogen              APHA 4500-NO3-                                    0.01 mg/L
       Nitrite Nitrogen              APHA 4500-NO2-                                    0.01 mg/L
       Ammonia Nitrogen              APHA 4500-NH3(D)                                  0.01 mg/L
       Total Inorganic Nitrogen      APHA 4500-Norg                                    0.01 mg/L
       Total phosphorus              ASTM D515-88B                                      0.1 mg/L
       Chlorophyll a                 APHA 10200 H2 &3                                   0.5 µg/L
       Imazaquin*                    USEPA 8151A or equivalent#                         0.1 µg/L
       Glyphosate*                   LCMS or equivalent#                                 10 µg/L
       Oxadiazon*                    USEPA 8081A or equivalent#                         0.1 µg/L
       2,4-D/Mecoprop*               LCMS or equivalent#                                0.1 µg/L
       Chlorothalonil*               USEPA 8081A or equivalent#                         0.5 µg/L
       Mancozeb*                     USEPA 8260 or equivalent                           0.5 µg/L
       Iprodione*                    USEPA 8081A or equivalent#                         0.5 µg/L
       Fosetyl Aluminum*             USEPA method or equivalent#                         30 µg/L
       Chlorpyrifos*                 USEPA 8081 or equivalent#                          0.1 µg/L
       Fipronil*                     USEPA 8081A or equivalent#                         1.0 µg/L
       Imidachloprid*                USEPA 632 or equivalent#                           0.5 µg/L
Notes:
APHA: American Public Health Association. Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater Ed 19
ASTM: Annual Book of American Society for Testing and Materials Standards, Vol 11.01 & 11.02.
* : subject to changes
LCMS : Liquid Chromatographic Mass Spectrophotometer
USEPA : United States Environmental Protection Agency
# : Overseas laboratory testing

 3.3.17    ET leader shall liaise with Project Proponent and confirm the type of the pesticide to be applied
           at the golf course. ET leader shall update the monitoring parameter, detection limit and
           analytical method accordingly. The ET Leader should report and seek agreement from IC(E),
           ER and EPD before changing the monitoring parameter.

 3.3.18    For each of the testing methods, details shall be submitted to the Director of Environmental
           Protection (DEP) or his representatives for approval prior to the commencement of the
           monitoring programme. The submitted information should include pre-treatment procedures,
           instrument use, Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) details (such as blank, spike
           recovery, number of duplicate samples per-batch etc), detection limits and accuracy. The
           QA/QC details shall be in accordance with requirements of HOKLAS or another internationally
           accredited scheme. The QA/QC results shall be reported. EPD may request the laboratory to
           carry out analysis of known standards provided by EPD for quality assurance. Additional
           duplicate samples may be required by EPD for inter-laboratory calibration. Remaining samples
           after analysis shall be kept by the laboratory for 3 months in case repeat analysis is required. If

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                 in-house or non-standard methods are proposed, details of method verification should, if
                 required, be submitted to the EPD. In any case, sample testing shall have comprehensive quality
                 assurance and quality control programmes. The laboratory shall be prepared to demonstrate the
                 quality control programmes to the EPD or their representative if and when required.

     3.4         Monitoring Locations

     3.4.1       The water monitoring locations (Figure 3.1) are summarized in Table 3.2. The status and
                 locations of sensitive receivers may be subject to change, and if so, the ET Leader shall propose
                 updated monitoring locations and seek agreement from the Engineer, IC(E), EPD and AFCD (if
                 required).

     3.4.2       The ET shall conduct the construction phase water quality monitoring while the Project
                 Proponent shall conduct the operational phase EM&A. Prior to the commencement of the
                 construction EM&A programme, the ET Leader shall discuss and agree with the Engineer, the
                 ET, IC(E), EPD and if required AFCD on the proposed water quality monitoring locations. The
                 Project Proponent or operator of the golf course shall liaise with EPD and if required AFCD on
                 the monitoring requirements during the operational phase.

                                                    Table 3.2
                               Construction Phase Water Quality Monitoring Locations

Identification                     Location                                     Co-ordinates          Monitoring parameters
  Number
Marine Water (9 stations)                                                   Y                  X
     TTC          Tai Tau Chau Fish Culture Zone                          851226          825399      DO, Temp., Turbidity,
                                                                                                      SS, pH and Salinity (both
    KLW           Kai Lung Wan Fish Culture Zone                          848988          825609
                                                                                                      mid-flood and mid-ebb
      KS          Kau Sai Fish Culture Zone                               850665          822408      tides).
    M_BP          Temporary barging point                                 851143          824996      Additional parameters
                                                                                                      are required when the
   M_RO1          Desalination plant south of the existing pier           849455          825031      low flow drainage system
                                                                                                      is not completed include
  M _ Marsh       Discharge point at the existing marsh                   850821          825894
                                                                                                      nitrate nitrogen (NO3-N),
  M _ Coral       Marine water of Port Shelter                            851888          824095      nitrite nitrogen (NO2-N),
                                                                                                      ammonia nitrogen (NH3-
    M_A           Water Control Station of Port Shelter                   849934          826862      N), total phosphate (TP)
    M_B           Water Control Station of Port Shelter                   852722          822407      and selected pesticides.
Fresh Water (7 stations)
                                                                    850852 (UA)         824432 (UA)   DO, Temp.,Turbidity, SS
 F_UA, F_DA       Upstream and downstream of stream A                                                 and pH (at mid-water
                                                                    850860 (DA)         824469 (DA)
                                                                                                      depth).
                                                                        851127 (UB)     824174 (UB)   Additional parameters
 F_UB, F_DB       Upstream and downstream of stream B
                                                                        851124 (DB)     824276 (DB)   are required when the
                                                                        851422 (UC)     823895 (UC)   low flow drainage system
 F_UC, F_DC       Upstream and downstream of stream C                                                 is not completed include
                                                                        851582 (DC)     823547 (DC)   nitrate nitrogen (NO3-N),
                                                                                                      nitrite nitrogen (NO2-N),
                                                                                                      ammonia nitrogen (NH3-
 F _ Inland M     Downstream of the existing marsh (Inland)               850639          825835      N), total phosphate (TP),
                                                                                                      and selected pesticides.
Note: Monitoring location A (M_A) can make cross reference to PM4 and Monitoring location B (M_B) can make cross
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3.4.3     When proposed, alternative monitoring locations shall be chosen based on the following criteria:

                at locations close to and preferably at the boundary of the mixing zone of major site
                activities which are likely to have water quality impacts as indicated in the EIA;
                close to sensitive receivers which are directly or likely to be affected; and
                care shall be taken to cause minimal disturbance to the sensitive receivers during
                monitoring.

3.4.4     Control stations are necessary to compare the water quality from potentially impacted sites with
          the ambient water quality. Control stations shall be located within the same body of water as the
          impact monitoring stations but shall be outside the area of influence of the works and, as far as
          practicable, not affected by any other works.

          Site Record

3.4.5     In addition to the water quality parameters for both marine and stream water quality, other
          relevant data including monitoring location/position, time, weather conditions, sea conditions
          (where appropriate), tidal stage (where appropriate), special phenomena and work activities at
          the construction site shall also be measured and recorded. A sample data sheet is shown in
          Appendix B.

3.5       Baseline Monitoring

3.5.1     Baseline conditions for water quality shall be established and agreed upon with EPD prior to
          commencement of site works. Baseline conditions shall normally be established by measuring
          the water quality parameters specified in Tables 3.2 and 3.5, which includes dissolved oxygen,
          temperature, turbidity, suspended solids, pH, salinity, ammonia nitrogen, nitrite nitrogen, nitrate
          nitrogen, total phosphate and chlorophyll a. Measurements shall be taken at all designated
          monitoring locations including control stations, 3 days per week, for a period of 4 consecutive
          weeks prior to commencement of works. The interval between of monitoring shall not be less
          than 36 hours. Baseline monitoring schedule shall be submitted to EPD at least one week prior
          to commencement of baseline monitoring. The purpose of the baseline monitoring is to
          establish ambient conditions without any discharge from the Project.

3.5.2     There shall be no construction works in the vicinity of the stations during baseline monitoring.

3.5.3     In exceptional cases when insufficient baseline monitoring data or questionable results are
          obtained, the ET Leader shall seek approval from IC(E) and EPD on an appropriate set of data
          to be used as baseline reference.

3.5.4     For marine water quality, where appropriate, measurements shall be taken at both mid-flood and
          mid-ebb tides and at three water depths (1 m below water surface, mid-depth and 1 m above sea
          bed, except where the water depth is less than 6 m, in which case the mid-depth station may be
          omitted). Should the water depth be less than 3 m, only the mid-depth station will be
          monitored. The status and locations of water sensitive receivers and the marine activities are
          subject to change, and any necessary changes in the monitoring locations shall be reviewed and
          approved by IC(E), EPD and if required AFCD before commencement of monitoring.

3.5.5     For the stream course, measurements shall be taken at mid-water depth. The status and
          locations of water sensitive receivers and the works activities may be subject to change, and if
          so, the ET Leader shall propose with justification for changes to monitoring locations or other
          requirements of the EM&A water quality monitoring programme, and seek approval from the
          IC(E), EPD and, if required, AFCD.


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3.6       Impact Monitoring

3.6.1     For construction phase marine monitoring, dredging works for submarine intake and outfall of
          desalination plant and temporary pier construction would need to be monitored. For land-based
          constructions monitoring of sensitive streams, it should be carried out. Additional water quality
          parameters are required to monitor marine and stream water qualities when the permanent low
          flow drainage system is not yet completed but turf establishment has to be in place during
          construction phase, monitoring should be also be carried. The proposed permanent low
          drainage system will be completed in one year. Construction sequence are starting at southern
          zone (Holes 11-16 between Mar 06 to Jul 06), then northern zone (Holes 3-9 between Jul 06 to
          Oct 06) and finally (Holes 1, 2, 10, 17, 18 between Oct 06 to Mar 07).

3.6.2     During the construction phase of marine and stream works, monitoring shall be undertaken three
          days per week, at mid-flood and mid-ebb tides, with sampling/measurement at the designated
          monitoring stations. The interval between 2 monitoring events should not be less than 36 hours.
          Proposed water quality monitoring schedule shall be submitted to EPD on or before the first day
          of the monitoring month. EPD shall also be notified immediately for any changes in schedule
          by fax.

3.6.3     During the construction phase, impact monitoring shall be carried our three days per week
          during the first three months. If exceedances are not record during the three-month period, the
          monitoring frequency can then be reduced to once per week, with sampling/measurement at the
          designated monitoring stations. However, the ET Leader should report and seek agreement
          from IC(E), ER and EPD before changing the monitoring frequency.

3.6.4     Upon a completion of all construction activities, a post construction monitoring exercise on
          marine and stream water qualities shall be carried out. Measurements shall be taken at all
          designated monitoring locations including control stations, 3 days per week, for a period of 4
          consecutive weeks prior to commencement of works. Monitoring location at RO (Fig 3.2) shall
          be carried out on bi-monthly basis after the post construction monitoring (This is serve
          supplementary data for the coral monitoring).

3.7       Action and Limit Level

3.7.1     The water quality criteria, namely Action and Limit levels, are shown in Table 3.3. These
          criteria should be applied to ensure that any deterioration of water quality is readily detected and
          timely rectifying action is taken. Should the water quality parameters monitoring results at any
          designated impact monitoring station exceed the water quality criteria, actions in accordance
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                                                          Table 3.3
                                     Action and Limit Levels for Water Quality Monitoring

                 Parameters                                  Action                                     Limit
    DO in mg L-1                                Marine Water                          Marine Water
    (Surface, Middle & Bottom)                  Surface and Middle                    Surface and Middle
                                                5 percentile of baseline data         1 percentile of baseline data for surface
                                                for surface and middle layer          and middle layer or 5 mg/L for FCZs
                                                Bottom                                Bottom
                                                5 percentile of baseline data         1 percentile of baseline data for bottom
                                                for bottom layer                      layer or 2 mg/L for FCZs
    DO in mg L-1 (mid-depth)                    Inland Water                          Inland Water
                                                5 percentile of baseline data         4 mg/L
    pH (depth-averaged)                                                               Inland Water
                                                N/A                                   6.0 - 9.0
                                                                                      Marine Water
                                                N/A                                   6.5 - 8.5
    SS in mg L-1 (depth-averaged)               95 percentile of baseline data        99 percentile of baseline data
    Turbidity in NTU (depth-averaged)           95 percentile of baseline data        99 percentile of baseline data
    Salinity in ppt (depth-averaged)            95 percentile of baseline data        99 percentile of baseline data
    Ammonia Nitrogen (depth-averaged)           95 percentile of baseline data        99 percentile of baseline data
    Nitrate Nitrogen (depth-averaged)           95 percentile of baseline data        99 percentile of baseline data
    Nitrite Nitrogen (depth-averaged)           95 percentile of baseline data        99 percentile of baseline data
    TIN in mg L-1 (depth-averaged)              95 percentile of baseline data        99 percentile of baseline data
    Total Phosphate in mgL-1 (depth-            95 percentile of baseline data        99 percentile of baseline data
    averaged)
    Pesticides in µg/L-1 (depth-averaged)       Level of detection limit              Level of detection limit
    Imazaquin*                                  Level of detection limit              Level of detection limit
    Glyphosate*                                 Level of detection limit              Level of detection limit
    Oxadiazon*                                  Level of detection limit              Level of detection limit
    2,4-D/Mecoprop*                             Level of detection limit              Level of detection limit
    Chlorothalonil*                             Level of detection limit              Level of detection limit
    Mancozeb*                                   Level of detection limit              Level of detection limit
    Iprodione*                                  Level of detection limit              Level of detection limit
    Fosetyl Aluminum*                           Level of detection limit              Level of detection limit
    Chlorpyrifos*                               Level of detection limit              Level of detection limit
    Fipronil*                                   Level of detection limit              Level of detection limit
    Imidachloprid*                              Level of detection limit              Level of detection limit

Notes:
1. For DO, non-compliance of the water quality limits occurs when monitoring result is lower than the limits.
2. For SS and turbidity, non-compliance of the water quality limits occurs when monitoring result is higher than the limits.
3. All figures given in the table are used for reference only and the EPD may amend the figures whenever it is considered as
necessary.
4. "Depth-averaged" is calculated by taking the arithmetic means of reading of all three depths.
* Monitored pesticides are subjected to change. For any pesticides being monitored, the AL and LL should be less than the level of
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                                                  Table 3.4
                                   Event and Action Plan for Water Quality

     Event             ET Leader                  IC(E)                 Engineer                   Contractor

  ACTION LEVEL
  Action level    Repeat in situ           Discuss mitigation     Discuss proposed          Inform the Engineer and
  being           measurement to           measures with ET       mitigation measures       confirm in writing
  exceeded by     confirm findings;        and Contractor ;       with IC(E);               notification of the non-
  one             Identify reasons for     Review proposals on    Make agreement on         compliance;
  sampling        non-compliance and       mitigation measures    mitigation measures to    Rectify unacceptable
  day             source(s) of impact;     submitted by           be implemented.           practice;
                  Inform IC(E) and         Contractor and         Assess effectiveness of   Check all plant and
                  Contractor;              advise the Engineer    the implemented           equipment;
                                           accordingly;           mitigation measures.
                  Check monitoring data,                                                    Consider changes in
                  all plant, equipment     Assess effectiveness                             working methods;
                  and Contractor's         of implemented
                                           mitigation measures.                             Discuss with ET and
                  working methods;                                                          IC(E) and propose
                  Discuss mitigation                                                        mitigation measures to
                  measures with IC(E)                                                       IC(E) and Engineer;
                  and Contractor;                                                           Implement agreed
                  Repeat measurement                                                        mitigation measures.
                  on next day of
                  exceedance.
  Action level    Repeat in situ           Discuss mitigation     Discuss the proposed      Inform Engineer and
  being           measurement to           measures with ET       mitigation measures       confirm in writing
  exceeded by     confirm findings;        and Contractor ;       with IC(E);               notification of the non-
  more than       Identify reasons for     Review proposals on    Make agreement on         compliance;
  two             non-compliance and       mitigation measures    mitigation measures to    Rectify unacceptable
  consecutive     source(s) of impact;     submitted by           be implemented;           practice;
  sampling                                 Contractor and
  days            Inform IC(E) and                                Assess effectiveness of   Check all plant and
                  Contractor;              advise the Engineer    implemented               equipment;
                                           accordingly;           mitigation measures.
                  Check monitoring data,                                                    Consider changes in
                  all plant, equipment     Assess effectiveness                             working methods;
                  and Contractor's         of implemented
                                           mitigation measures.                             Discuss with ET and
                  working methods;                                                          IC(E) and propose
                  Discuss mitigation                                                        mitigation measures to
                  measures with IC(E)                                                       IC(E) and Engineer within
                  and Contractor;                                                           three working days;
                  Ensure mitigation                                                         Implement agreed
                  measures are                                                              mitigation measures.
                  implemented;
                  Prepare to increase to
                  daily monitoring;
                  Repeat measurement
                  on next day of
                  exceedance.
  LIMIT LEVEL
  Limit level     Repeat in situ           Discuss mitigation     Discuss proposed          Inform Engineer and
  being           measurement to           measures with ET       mitigation measures       confirm in writing
  exceeded by     confirm findings;        and Contractor;        with IC(E), ET and        notification of the non-
  one             Identify reasons for     Review proposals on    Contractor;               compliance;
  sampling        non-compliance and       mitigation measures    Request Contractor to     Rectify unacceptable
  day             source(s) of impact;     submitted by           critically review the     practice;
                  Inform IC(E)             Contractor and         working methods;          Check all plant and
                  Contractor and EPD;      advise the Engineer    Make agreement on         equipment;
                                           accordingly;           mitigation measures to
                  Check monitoring data,                                                    Consider changes in
                  all plant, equipment     Assess effectiveness   be implemented;           working methods;
                                           of implemented

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     Event             ET Leader                  IC(E)                  Engineer                  Contractor
                  and Contractor's         mitigation measures.   Assess effectiveness of    Discuss with ET, IC(E)
                  working methods;                                implemented                and Engineer and propose
                  Discuss mitigation                              mitigation measures.       mitigation measures to
                  measures with IC(E),                                                       IC(E) and Engineer within
                  Engineer and                                                               three working days;
                  Contractor;                                                                Implement agreed
                  Ensure mitigation                                                          mitigation measures.
                  measures are
                  implemented;
                  Increase to daily
                  monitoring until no
                  exceedance of Limit
                  level.
  Limit level     Repeat in situ           Discuss mitigation     Discuss proposed           Inform Engineer and
  being           measurement to           measures with ET       mitigation measures        confirm in writing
  exceeded by     confirm findings;        and Contractor;        with IC(E), ET and         notification of the non-
  more than       Identify reasons for     Review proposals on    Contractor;                compliance;
  two             non-compliance and       mitigation measures    Request Contractor to      Rectify unacceptable
  consecutive     source(s) of impact;     submitted by           critically review          practice;
  sampling                                 Contractor and         working methods;
  days            Inform IC(E),                                                              Check all plant and
                  Contractor and EPD;      advise Engineer        Make agreement on          equipment;
                                           accordingly;           mitigation measures to
                  Check monitoring data,                                                     Consider changes of
                  all plant, equipment     Assess effectiveness   be implemented;            working methods;
                  and Contractor's         of implemented         Assess effectiveness of
                                           mitigation measures.                              Discuss with ET, IC(E)
                  working methods;                                implemented                and Engineer and propose
                  Discuss mitigation                              mitigation measures;       mitigation measures to
                  measures with IC(E),                            Consider and if            IC(E) and Engineer within
                  Engineer and                                    necessary instruct         three working days;
                  Contractor;                                     Contractor to slow         Implement agreed
                  Ensure mitigation                               down or to stop all or     mitigation measures;
                  measures are                                    part of the construction
                                                                  activities until no        As directed by the
                  implemented;                                                               Engineer, slow down or
                                                                  exceedance of Limit
                  Increase to daily                               level.                     stop all or part of the
                  monitoring until no                                                        construction activities
                  exceedance of Limit                                                        until no exceedance of
                  level for two                                                              Limit level.
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3.8       Operation Phase Monitoring

3.8.1     Monitoring and auditing for marine and freshwater qualities are necessary during the operation
          phase of the proposed third golf course. This is to ensure the compliance of water quality to
          relevant WQO standards at Port Shelter, EPD guideline values and discharge standards. The
          monitoring programme would be required to ensure the implementation of recommended water
          quality mitigation measures proposed in the EIA report, to assess the effectiveness of these
          measures and to identify any further need for the additional mitigation measures or remedial
          action during operation phase of the third golf course. This is the preliminary operation phase
          EM&A requirement. A 2-year of monitoring period for the operation phase is proposed. A
          review shall be conducted 2 months before the completion of the 2-year monitoring programme
          by the Project Proponent to determine whether such monitoring shall be continued. Monitoring
          should be carried out on bi-weekly basis for the first 12 months, after when the frequency will
          be reviewed. The review results shall be submitted to EPD, AFCD (if required) and all the
          relevant parties. Any amendment on the monitoring programme shall be agreed by EPD and if
          required AFCD.

          Marine Water Quality

3.8.2     The Project Proponent shall carry out the operation phase marine water quality monitoring. The
          following is the general guidelines based on the existing golf course EM&A manual. During the
          operation phase, water quality monitoring programme shall include the following three tasks:

          •     Marine water quality monitoring;
          •     Effluent monitoring from desalination plant; and
          •     Water quality monitoring at marine sensitive receivers.

          Effluent Quality for the Desalination Plant

3.8.3     It is proposed that effluent from the proposed desalination plant under normal operation be
          monitored. Samples shall be taken from 1m below the surface to ensure that the surface scum is
          not included in the sample. Parameters to be monitored include pH, temperature, turbidity,
          suspended solids, DO and salinity discharged from the desalination plant. A valid discharge
          licence shall be obtained from EPD prior to the discharge of effluent from the desalination plant,
          and the monitoring frequency, locations and parameters specified in the discharge licence shall
          be fully considered during the monitoring.

3.8.4     In addition, the outfall of desalination plant shall be monitored at the designated location (RO)
          as shown in Figure 3.2 at least once every 2 weeks during the first 3 months after
          commissioning of the desalination plant. Monitoring frequency after then should be agreed with
          EPD. During the operation phase of the desalination plant, the final effluent before discharge
          via the submarine outfall should be monitored against the effluent discharge standard as given in
          the discharge licence under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance (WPCO). Environmental
          Compliance Division (ECD) of EPD should be consulted in advance for settling limits for future
          desalination plant.

3.8.5     The effluent results reflect whether the effluent quality is in compliance with the discharge
          licence requirements. In case of non-compliance, suitable actions shall be undertaken to notify
          the plant operator of the non-compliance and to identify the sources of exceedance. The
          operating conditions of the treatment systems shall be investigated. Corrective and remedial
          actions shall be implemented to improve the effluent quality. The monitoring team shall also
          increase monitoring frequency until the effluent quality is in compliance with the discharge
          licence requirements. All non-compliance and propose preventive measures shall be
          documented.

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                  Marine and Stream Water Quality Monitoring (including lakes and existing reservoir)

     3.8.6        The water monitoring locations (Figure 3.2) are summarized in Table 3.5. The status and
                  location of sensitive receiver may change after issuing this manual. If such cases exist, the
                  Project Proponent shall propose updated monitoring locations and seek agreement from the EPD
                  and AFCD (if required) two months before monitoring.

                                                      Table 3.5
                                  Operation Phase Water Quality Monitoring Locations

 Identification                       Location                                 Co-ordinates                Monitoring
   Number                                                                                                  parameters
 Marine Water (9 stations)                                                Y                   X
      TTC           Tai Tau Chau Fish Culture Zone                      851226           825399
     KLW            Kai Lung Wan Fish Culture Zone                      848988           825609
                                                                                                     pH, temperature, DO,
       KS           Kau Sai Fish Culture Zone                           850665           822408      SS, turbidity, salinity,
                                                                                                     nitrate nitrogen (NO3-
    M_RO1           Desalination plant south of the existing pier       849455           825031
                                                                                                     N), nitrite nitrogen
   M _ RO2          Desalination plant north of the existing pier       849140           825240      (NO2-N), ammonia
                                                                                                     nitrogen (NH3-N), total
   M _ Marsh        Discharge point at the existing marsh               850821           825894      phosphate (TP),
   M _ Coral        Marine water of Port Shelter                        851888           824095      Chlorophyll-a and
                                                                                                     specific pesticides.
     M_A            Water Control Station of Port Shelter               849934           826862
     M_B            Water Control Station of Port Shelter               852722           822407
 Fresh Water (6 stations)
     F_DA           Upstream and downstream of stream A             850860 (DA)        824469 (DA)   pH, temperature, DO,
                                                                                                     SS, turbidity, salinity,
     F_DB           Upstream and downstream of stream B               851124 (DB)      824276 (DB)
                                                                                                     nitrate nitrogen (NO3-
     F_DC           Upstream and downstream of stream C               851582 (DC)      823547 (DC)   N), nitrite nitrogen
                                                                                                     (NO2-N), ammonia
  F _ Inland M      Downstream of the existing marsh (Inland)           850639           825835      nitrogen (NH3-N), total
  F _ lake 1D       Irrigation Lake 1D                                  851450           824498      phosphate (TP),
                                                                                                     Chlorophyll-a and
    F _ Filter      Filter effluent point at Hole 5                        -                  -      specific pesticides.

Note: Monitoring location A (M_A) can make cross reference to PM4 and Monitoring location B (M_B) can make cross
reference to PM9.

     3.8.7        The parameters to be monitored under the water quality monitoring programme shall include pH,
                  temperature, DO, SS, turbidity, salinity, nitrate nitrogen (NO3-N), nitrite nitrogen (NO2-N),
                  ammonia nitrogen (NH3-N), total phosphate (TP), Chlorophyll-a and specific pesticides. The
                  typical types of pesticides to be applied at the golf course will be decided by the Project
                  Proponent before commencement of the golf course operation. Project Proponent shall update
                  the monitoring parameters, detection limits and analytical methods accordingly. The ET Leader
                  should report and seek agreement from IC(E), ER and EPD before changing the monitoring
                  parameter.

     3.8.8        Additional water quality monitoring at Tai Tau Chau FCZ (TTC), Kai Lung Wan FCZ (KLW),
                  Kau Sai FCZ (KS), downstream of the existing marsh (M_Marsh), marine water of Port Shelter
                  (M_Coral), existing reservoir (F_Inland M) and Control stations (M_A and M_B) shall be
                  carried out after heavy rain storm or when there is an overflow event from the reservoir,

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           irrigation buffer lake or detention ponds/tanks. The heavy rain storm shall be defined when there
           is an amber/red/black rainstorm warning signal issued by the Hong Kong Observatory. The
           water sample shall be taken within 24 hours after the black/red/amber rainstorm warning signal
           is cancelled. The monitoring parameters shall include dissolved oxygen, temperature, turbidity,
           suspended solids, pH, salinity, ammonia nitrogen, nitrite nitrogen, nitrate nitrogen, total
           phosphate, chlorophyll a and specific pesticides. Please refer to section 3.11 for details of
           monitoring requirement when heavy rainstorm event occurs.

3.8.9      Frequency of the water monitoring programme should be on bi-weekly basis and should cover
           the effects of different tidal status (at least one for high tide and one for low tide) for marine
           quality monitoring.

3.8.10     Other relevant data including monitoring location/position, time, water depth, temperature,
           weather conditions and any special phenomena or work underway at the golf course shall also
           be recorded.

3.8.11     Additional duplicate samples may be required by EPD for inter-laboratory
           calibration. Remaining samples after analysis shall be kept by the laboratory for 3 months in
           case repeat analysis is required. If in-house or non-standard methods are proposed, details of
           method verification may also need to be submitted to EPD. In any case, the sample testing shall
           have comprehensive quality assurance and quality control programmes. The laboratory shall be
           prepared to demonstrate the programme to the DEP or his representatives when so requested.

3.8.12     The post construction monitoring data for marine and stream water qualities shall be used as the
           baseline values during the operation phase of the proposed third golf course. Guideline value
           from the existing golf course shall be used for the irrigation lake 1D and existing reservoir
           during the first 6 months of operation phase as shown in the Table 3.6.

                                                Table 3.6
                   Water Quality Monitoring Guideline for proposed third golf course
                        (applicable to irrigation lake 1D and existing reservoir)

                        Parameter (mg/L unless stated)               Guideline value
                        pH                                             6.0 - 9.0(1)
                        Turbidity (NTU)                                     -
                        Dissolved Oxygen                                  >4(1)
                        Chlorophyll a (mg/m³)                             <5(1)
                        Nitrate N                                        0.20(1)
                        Nitrite N                                        0.20(1)
                        Ammoniacal N                                     0.50(1)
                        Total Kjeldahl N                                  1.2(2)
                        Total Phosphate                                   0.1(1)
                        Ortho Phosphate                                  0.05(1)
                        Conductivity (µS/cm)                            <1000(1)

Note: (1) These values are based on professional judgment and knowledge
      (2) Based on 90th percentile of operational phase monitoring data (1996 to June 1998)

3.9      Action and Limit Level

3.9.1      The Action and Limit levels for (i) irrigation lake 1D and existing reservoir and (ii) marine and
           stream water qualities are shown in Table 3.7 and Table 3.8 respectively. These criteria should




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           be applied to ensure that any deterioration of water quality is readily detected and timely
           rectifying action is taken.

                                                   Table 3.7
                               Action and Limit Levels for Water Quality Monitoring
                               (applicable to irrigation lake 1D and existing reservoir)

                        Parameter (mg/L unless stated)               Action and Limit Levels
                        pH                                                  6.0 - 9.0(1)
                        Turbidity (NTU)                                          -
                        Dissolved Oxygen                                       >4(1)
                        Chlorophyll a (mg/m³)                                  <5(1)
                        Nitrate N                                             0.20(1)
                        Nitrite N                                             0.20(1)
                        Ammoniacal N                                          0.50(1)
                        Total Kjeldahl N                                       1.2(2)
                        Total Phosphate                                        0.1(1)
                        Ortho Phosphate                                       0.05(1)
                        Conductivity (µS/cm)                                 <1000(1)

Note: (1) These values are based on professional judgment and knowledge
      (2) Based on 90th percentile of operational phase monitoring data (1996 to June 1998)

                                                     Table 3.8
                               Action and Limit Levels for Water Quality Monitoring
                                 (applicable to stream and marine water qualities)

             Parameters                               Action                                    Limit
            -1
DO in mg L                                Marine Water                         Marine Water
(Surface, Middle & Bottom)                Surface and Middle                   Surface and Middle
                                          5 percentile of baseline data        1 percentile of baseline data for surface
                                          for surface and middle layer         and middle layer or 5 mg/L for FCZs
                                          Bottom                               Bottom
                                          5 percentile of baseline data        1 percentile of baseline data for bottom
                                          for bottom layer                     layer or 2 mg/L for FCZs
DO in mg L-1 (mid-depth)                  Inland Water                         Inland Water
                                          5 percentile of baseline data        4 mg/L
pH (depth-averaged)                                                            Inland Water
                                          N/A                                  6.0 - 9.0
                                                                               Marine Water
                                          N/A                                  6.5 - 8.5
SS in mg L-1 (depth-averaged)             95 percentile of baseline data       99 percentile of baseline data
Turbidity in NTU (depth-averaged)         95 percentile of baseline data       99 percentile of baseline data
Salinity in ppt (depth-averaged)          95 percentile of baseline data       99 percentile of baseline data
Ammonia Nitrogen (depth-averaged)         95 percentile of baseline data       99 percentile of baseline data
Nitrate Nitrogen (depth-averaged)         95 percentile of baseline data       99 percentile of baseline data
Nitrite Nitrogen (depth-averaged)         95 percentile of baseline data       99 percentile of baseline data
TIN in mg L-1 (depth-averaged)            95 percentile of baseline data       99 percentile of baseline data
Total Phosphate in mgL-1 (depth-          95 percentile of baseline data       99 percentile of baseline data
averaged)
Pesticides in µg/L-1 (depth-averaged)     Level of detection limit             Level of detection limit
Imazaquin*                                Level of detection limit             Level of detection limit
Glyphosate*                               Level of detection limit             Level of detection limit
Oxadiazon*                                Level of detection limit             Level of detection limit
2,4-D/Mecoprop*                           Level of detection limit             Level of detection limit
Chlorothalonil*                           Level of detection limit             Level of detection limit

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                 Parameters                                  Action                                     Limit
    Mancozeb*                                   Level of detection limit              Level of detection limit
    Iprodione*                                  Level of detection limit              Level of detection limit
    Fosetyl Aluminum*                           Level of detection limit              Level of detection limit
    Chlorpyrifos*                               Level of detection limit              Level of detection limit
    Fipronil*                                   Level of detection limit              Level of detection limit
    Imidachloprid*                              Level of detection limit              Level of detection limit

Notes:
1. For DO, non-compliance of the water quality limits occurs when monitoring result is lower than the limits.
2. For SS and turbidity, non-compliance of the water quality limits occurs when monitoring result is higher than the limits.
3. All figures given in the table are used for reference only and the EPD may amend the figures whenever it is considered as
necessary.
4. "Depth-averaged" is calculated by taking the arithmetic means of reading of all three depths.
* Monitored pesticides are subjected to change. For any pesticides being monitored, the AL and LL should be less than the level of
detection limit

    3.9.2       Action and limit levels for parameters sampled in the proposed lake, existing reservoir, marine
                and stream water shall be reviewed after the first 6 months of monitoring. Project proponent
                shall liaise with EPD (or AFCD if necessary) to confirm the action and limit level is still
                applicable.

    3.10       Event and action plan

    3.10.1      Should monitoring results of the water quality parameters at any designated monitoring station
                exceed the water quality criteria, action the proposed actions to be taken shall be as follows:

                      inform Golf Course Manager immediately and stop chemical application;
                      notify EPD, AFCD and IEC;
                      review the application and re-evaluate suitably and availability of alternatives to chemical
                      controls, etc.;
                      agree remedial measures with Golf Course Manager and inform EPD, AFCD and IEC;
                      implement the agreed remedial measures immediately; and
                      increase monitoring frequency and/or locations to demonstrate effectiveness of the
                      remedial measures.

    3.11       Details for monitoring requirement during heavy rainstorm - Construction and operation
               phases

    3.11.1     Additional water sampling criteria are based on the following:
               a) When amber rainstorm warning signal is hoisted during construction phase;
               b) When amber rainstorm warning signal is hoisted for over 5 consecutive hours during
               operation phase (completion of the 1 in 2 years permanent drainage system);
               c) When red rainstorm warning signal is hoisted (construction and operation phases); or
               d) When black rainstorm warning signal is hoisted (construction and operation phases)

    3.11.2      If rainstorm signals is hoisted and switched between amber/red/black rainstorm signals within
                24 hours, only one set of additional marine water sample shall be taken after all of the rainstorm
                signal is lowered. After one set of additional water sample is collected due to the heavy
                rainstorm, no additional marine water sample shall be taken within 48 hours except when there
                is an overflow event occurs. If water quality exceedance is found, the event and action plan
                shall be followed.

    3.11.3      For safety reasons, water sampling following the lowering of an amber/red/black rainstorm
                signal would only be done after the lowering of other weather related signals such as typhoon

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          signals, red or amber rainstorm signals, or thunderstorm warnings. In any event sampling
          following a amber/red/black rainstorm signal should be done within 24 hours of the lowering of
          all weather related signals/warnings which may effect the safety of those conducting the
          sampling.




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4.      ECOLOGY

4.1       Introduction

4.1.1     The EIA stipulated that EM&A for ecology should be undertaken throughout the construction
          phase and during the early part of the operation phase of the project to ensure that all mitigation
          measures are fully complied with. In particular, the objectives of the design audit shall be to
          ensure that the design process clearly implements the design for ecological mitigation specified
          in the EIA Report and to ensure that such designs are ecologically feasible and effective. The
          construction and operational EM&A objectives shall be to ensure that the ecological contract
          works and construction mitigation procedures recommended are carried out as specified and are
          effective. The construction and operational phases EM&A will be carried out as part of the site
          audit programme.

4.1.2     As stated in Annex 16 of the EIA-TM, the purpose of ecological monitoring of the audit are:

               to monitor the effectiveness of the mitigation measures;
               to detect unpredicted ecological impacts arising from the proposed development;
               to verify the accuracy of the predictions of the ecological assessment study; and
               to recommend action plans in response to unpredicted impacts, and/ or failed mitigation

4.1.3     In general, the performance of monitoring and audit from an ecological prospective will need to
          be integrated with the overall monitoring and audit plan for the project as a whole. The
          commencement and program of the engineering works would enable the ecological monitoring
          program to be prepared based on seasonality factors.

4.2       Ecological Mitigation Measures and Implementations

4.2.1     Some of the proposed works are located on or near sensitive ecological habitats and/or rare or
          protected flora and fauna species which will need protection.

4.2.2     Design for ecological mitigation specified in the EIA will be incorporated into the final layout
          plan of the Project. Ecological specifications including establishment of stream buffer zones
          will be detailed as part of the final layout plan. The final ecological specifications and designs
          shall be provided to the contractors.

4.2.3     Mitigation measures required for the Project to minimise ecological impacts and to preserve
          ecological resources will be recommended by the EIA and specified in the Environmental
          Permit. Ecological mitigation measures to be implemented during the construction phase
          include the following:
           •   Establishment of buffer zones for the natural stream courses during both construction and
               operational phases;
           •   Provision of temporary bypass channels or pipes during construction phase for stream
               courses subject to pipe culverting.
           •   Protection of water quality of the natural stream courses and temporary bypass channels or
               pipes.
           •   Transplantation of coral colonies within the dredging area for the desalination plant.
           •   Avoidance of corals when the anchoring points are deployed, and to shift the floating
               temporary barging point to the location with least corals within the mapping area.
           •    Regular site audit of ecological mitigation measures and good site practice.




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4.2.4     The boundaries of the buffer zones for the natural stream courses will be illustrated in the final
          layout plan. The buffer zones will be demarcated prior to the commencement of any
          construction works using flagging and signage to direct the fence installers where to install the
          fence (Figure 4.1). The buffer zones will be fenced using chain-link fence. There will be no
          encroachment within the buffer zones. Special caution will be paid at locations for crossings.
          Buffer zone boundaries will be regularly checked to ensure works are not exceeded and that no
          damage occurs to the buffer zones. Should buffer zones be encroached (even only once), the
          fencing at and within 30 m in either direction from the site of encroachment will be replaced
          with sheet-piling to serve as a physical barrier to personnel, equipment, and sediment.

4.2.5     Some sections of stream courses will be routed through culverts at locations of crossings, or into
          constructed underground channels beneath the fairways. Prior to construction works, temporary
          bypass channels or pipes will be provided to divert the flow at the sections of natural stream
          courses to be culverted for crossings or underground channels. The flow will be restored to the
          original paths and the bypass channels or pipes will be removed after the construction works are
          finished.

4.2.6     Water quality in the natural stream courses and temporary bypass channels or pipes must be
          protected from sedimentation and pollution by good site practices. Earthworks near natural
          stream courses should be scheduled to avoid the wet season as far as possible, in particular the
          period from May to June, which is the key breeding period for aquatic fauna including shrimps.

4.2.7     Site runoff should be directed towards regularly cleaned and maintained silt traps and oil/grease
          separators to minimise the risk of sedimentation and pollution of stream water. The silt and
          oil/grease separators should be appropriately designed for the local drainage and ground
          conditions. Temporary drainage systems would be established on different parts of the
          construction areas in order to reduce the sedimentation of the stream courses.

4.2.8     Areas of exposed soil should be minimised to reduce the extent of soil erosion. Spoil heaps
          should be covered at all times to minimise erosion. Stockpiled materials shall be stored down-
          gradient from any stream course or up-gradient with a suitably constructed barrier to prevent
          loss of materials to the stream.

4.2.9     For all haulage roads, temporary bridges shall be used to cross all preserved streams and no
          contact shall be made with the preserved stream or its riparian vegetation.

4.2.10    The permanent bridges at Stream A and C would be supported by piers behind the stream banks
          and would not encroach the stream beds or the stream banks.

4.2.11    79 coral colonies were found within the mapping area which covered the dredging area for the
          desalination plant, all are common in Hong Kong, small in size, and of low ecological value.
          Prior to the construction works for the desalination plant, the 79 coral colonies within the
          mapping area will be transplanted to a nearby transplantation site as specified in the EIA (see
          Figure 4.2).

4.2.12    All anchoring points/structures of the floating pier would be located on the shore and/or at least
          40m seaward to avoid the coral colonies. The location of the floating pier would be shifted from
          the original location for barging point at Zone 2 and Zone 3 of the mapping area in Site B2, to
          Zone 5 to further protect corals. Impacts to corals are not expected.

4.2.13    General good site practice will also serve to minimise ecological impacts and disturbance to
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          •      All contractors must be notified that introduction of dogs to the island is not allowed and
                 the contractor will be held liable for capture and removal of any dogs or other domestic
                 animals introduced to the island by any of the works personnel.
          •      Equipment or stockpiles should be placed in works areas only.
          •      Access routes should be selected on works areas only to minimise disturbance to natural
                 habitats.
          •      Construction activities should be restricted to works areas that should be clearly
                 demarcated.
          •      General drainage arrangements should include sediment and oil traps to collect and
                 control construction site run-off.
          •      Waste skips should be provided to collect general refuse and construction wastes. The
                 wastes should be disposed of timely and properly off-site.
          •      Open burning on works sites is illegal, and should be strictly prohibited. Temporary fire
                 fighting equipment should be provided in the work areas particularly near stream buffer
                 zones.

4.2.14    The objective of compensatory planting is to mitigate for vegetation loss. As far as possible
          landscape and compensatory planting should use native plants which bear flowers/fruits
          attractive to wildlife. The ratio of compensation should follow the mitigation measures
          specified in the EIA.

4.3       Monitoring and Audit for Ecology

4.3.1     EM&A for ecology would be undertaken throughout the construction and operational phases of
          the project to ensure compliance with all mitigation measures. The construction and operation
          EM&A objectives shall be to ensure that the ecological contract works and construction
          mitigation procedures recommended are carried out as specified and are effective. The
          construction and operation phase EM&A will be carried out as part of the site audit programme.

4.3.2     As stated in Section 5.5 of Annex 16 of the EIA-TM, the purposes of ecological monitoring and
          audit programme are:

          •      to monitor the effectiveness of the mitigation measures;
          •      to detect unpredicted ecological impacts arising from the proposed development;
          •      to verify the accuracy of the predictions of the ecological assessment study; and
          •      to recommend action plans in response to unpredicted impacts, and/ or failed mitigation.

4.3.3     The proper implementation of mitigation measures recommended in the EIA report should be
          routinely audited during the construction and operational phases of the project.

4.3.4     Construction phase ecological EM&A will check the implementation of the ecological
          mitigation measures and the ecology contract works, together with auditing the effectiveness of
          mitigation.

4.3.5     Operation phase EM&A will continue to audit the effectiveness of mitigation measures. The
          operation phase EM&A shall be undertaken during the Contractor’s one-year maintenance
          period.

4.3.6     Ecological monitoring and audit must be integrated with the overall EM&A plan for the project
          as a whole. The program of the engineering works would enable the ecological monitoring
          program to be prepared with reference to seasonality, which might influence the frequency or
          intensity of monitoring sessions. For example, should the programme for earthworks overlap
          part of a wet season, more frequent monitoring could be warranted during that overlap period to
          ensure the effectiveness of stream buffer zones.

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4.3.7     The ecological EM&A programme during construction and operation will be implemented as set
          out in this manual. Three major components shall be included and samples and measurements
          shall be taken as set out in the this manual.

          (i)     Baseline survey;
          (ii)    Construction phase monitoring; and
          (iii)   Operational phase monitoring

          Baseline Survey

4.3.8     Before commencement of any works on site, or any setting out of works or storage areas, the
          baseline surveys should be conducted. Baseline survey will consist of a walk-over survey.
          Special attention should be paid to ecologically sensitive streams to ensure minimum damage to
          existing vegetation and streams. It may be necessary to rope off and protect specific habitats
          (e.g. natural stream courses) or species of special interest identified during the EIA study or
          during the walk-over surveys. The purpose of the baseline survey will be to confirm the pre-
          works ecological conditions, with reference to the written descriptions and habitat maps
          included in the EIA Report.

4.3.9     Prior to the commencement of all construction works, a baseline survey of natural corals would
          be conducted. At each of the Site C, B2, Site D2 (on the bedrock 80m to the south of the
          existing ferry pier)(Figure 4.3) and a Control Site near the AFCD’s Coral Buoy at Sharp Island
          (Figure 4.4), 20 selected natural coral colonies would be tagged by the marine ecologist(s) to be
          approved by AFCD. Each of the tagged coral colonies will be identified to species level and
          photographed. Information on location, size and general condition of the surrounding
          environment will be recorded. Other information shall also be recorded such as the survey date,
          time, climate, sea and tidal conditions. Photos of the tagged corals would be used for AFCD
          approval on coral selection. No less than 15 colonies would be selected for monitoring. Priority
          shall be given to the largest and undamaged colonies as those colonies are likely to be more
          prone to sedimentation. Tags on the excluded coral colonies will be removed at the first impact
          monitoring. Seagrass beds were discovered at Site D3 during the EIA study (200 m south of the
          existing pier, at the estuary of Stream D). A baseline survey will also be conducted for seagrass
          at site D3 before the commencement of any construction works. The extent of the seagrass beds,
          the coverage percentage and health conditions of seagrasses will be recorded. Site D2 will also
          be checked for the presence of seagrass individuals during the baseline monitoring. If seagrasses
          are also found in Site D2 in the baseline monitoring, the monitoring programme on seagrasses
          during construction and operation phases will expand to cover seagrasses at Site D2.

          Construction and Operation Phase EM&A

4.3.10    The implementation of mitigation measures and ecology contract works, the Contractor’s
          compliance with the project’s environmental performance requirements, and the effectiveness of
          site mitigation measures during both construction and operation will be monitored and audited
          as detailed in the EP by the EM&A programme. Detailed monitoring plans shall be developed
          and agreed prior to commencement of construction works.

4.3.11    The ecological monitoring and auditing will be conducted by a qualified ecologist(s) who has a
          suitable background in natural history and a professional qualification in ecology or botany, and
          to be approved by AFCD. The mitigation measures shall be audited as part of the site audit
          programme.




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                                            Table 4.1
          Monitoring and Audit during the Construction Phase and the Mitigation Measures

      Monitoring parameter                                Frequency/Duration and/or responses
   Checking the intactness of            Once per week during construction phase.
   buffer zones for streams

   Monitoring the compliance of          Any encroachment onto the stream buffer zones will be promptly reported
   operators    in   protecting          to the ER/ET and corrective measures will be implemented immediately.
   demarcated areas.

   Checking         for          other
                                         Unauthorized encroachment onto natural vegetation will be promptly
   unauthorised              clearing,
                                         reported to the ET/ER. Affected soils or other substrates will promptly be
   trampling etc.
                                         restored to pre-disturbance contours and hydroseeded. If shrubs or trees
                                         are damaged, native shrubs and/or trees will be replanted to compensate
                                         for losses.

   Checking     the       site for       Introduced dogs or other domestic animals will be immediately removed
   introduced dogs        or other       from the island or surrendered to the golf course superintendent for
   domestic animals                      subsequent transfer to AFCD personnel.
   Checking the conditions of the        Contractor shall inspect all construction sites for potential erosion,
   water       in   the    streams,      sedimentation, and visible pollution (i.e. hydrocarbon sheen) in
   temporary bypass channels or          streams/channels once a week and after Amber, Red or Black Rain Storm
   pipes, and construction sites         event, Cyclone and Typhoon Warnings as announced by the Hong Kong
   for all stream crossings.             Observatory.

                                         Additional measures to prevent erosion and run off by contractor before
                                         the onset of rainfall include installation of additional sediment traps at
                                         appropriate locations by contractor as determined by the ET/ER.
                                         When hydrocarbon pollution is detected, the source should be discovered
                                         and removed. Visual inspection should be undertaken daily for 3 days or
                                         until the visible sheen is not present at the affected stream.
                                         Besides the regular water quality monitoring for stream courses (at mid-
                                         water depth at both the upstream and downstream locations of Stream A,
                                         B & C, at least once a week upon the completion of all construction
                                         activities, see Water Quality section of this manual), stream crossings and
                                         related temporary bypass channels or pipes shall be inspected weekly to
                                         ensure stream banks are protected from disturbance and streams are
                                         protected from sedimentation.
   Monitoring aquatic fauna              Streams B, C, and D will be monitored monthly during the construction
                                         phase to determine the status of Caridina trifasciata (shrimp) and
                                         Nanhaipotamon hongkongensis (freshwater crab). Stream condition will
                                         be recorded with reference to the protective buffer zone. Encroachment
                                         onto the buffer zone will be reported to the ER/ET. Sheet piling will be
                                         installed at the buffer zone perimeter as needed to prevent further
                                         encroachment. Stream sedimentation will be reported to the ER/ET, the
                                         agent causing sedimentation will be discovered, and sedimentation will be
                                         stopped.
   Fuel or chemical spill.               Immediate bunding of spill by Contractor.
                                         Ensure remedial measures (including. cleanup of the spill, inspection of
                                         other chemical storage sites, and review of the handling procedures for
                                         chemicals) properly implemented.

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      Monitoring parameter                             Frequency/Duration and/or responses

                                      Monitoring of spill and drainage channel/ waterway (if present) for
                                      contaminants. Daily for five days after incidents.

                                      Assessment of the spill and further action as determined by the ER/ET.
   Stream buffer zones                Audit compliance once at the end of the contract.
   Temporary bypass channels or
   pipes
   New constructed underground
   channels
   Transplanted corals                The transplanted coral colonies will be regularly checked by qualified
                                      marine ecologist(s) to be approved by AFCD quarterly for 1 year after
                                      transplantation. The presence, survival, and health conditions of the
                                      transplanted coral colonies will be recorded by the number on the plastic
                                      tags. The general conditions of the transplantation sites will also be
                                      reported.
   Natural corals                     All coral monitoring works should be conducted by experienced marine
                                      ecologist(s) to be approved by AFCD. Natural corals would be monitored
                                      as a precautionary measure. Prior to the commencement of all
                                      construction works, a baseline monitoring on natural corals would be
                                      conducted. At each of the Site C, B2, Site D2 (on the bedrock 80m south
                                      of the existing ferry pier) and a Control Site near AFCD’s Coral Buoy at
                                      Sharp Island, 20 selected natural coral colonies would be tagged by the
                                      marine ecologist(s) to be approved by AFCD. Each of the tagged coral
                                      colonies shall be identified to species level and photographed.
                                      Information on location, size and general condition of the surrounding
                                      environment will be recorded. Other information shall also be recorded
                                      such as the survey date, time, climate, sea and tidal conditions. Photos of
                                      the tagged corals would be used for AFCD approval on coral selection.
                                      No less than 15 colonies would be selected for monitoring. Priority will
                                      be given to the largest and undamaged colonies because those colonies are
                                      likely to be more susceptible to impacts of sedimentation. Tags on the
                                      excluded coral colonies will be removed at the first impact monitoring.


                                      Impact monitoring frequencies would be changed at different stages. For
                                      the natural colonies at Site D2 (on the bedrock) and the Control Site,
                                      monitoring will be conducted weekly at the first two weeks of dredging
                                      works for the desalination plant pipelines. If no exceedance was recorded,
                                      the monitoring schedule would be changed to biweekly till the pipeline
                                      construction works are finished. The presence, survival, and health
                                      conditions of the coral colonies will be recorded. For the natural colonies
                                      at Site C, B2 and the Control Site, monitoring will be conducted monthly
                                      for the first three months of the construction phase. If no exceedance was
                                      recorded, the monitoring schedule would be changed to quarterly during
                                      the rest of the construction phase. For each monitored coral colony, the
                                      percent of sediment coverage, the colour and the thickness of the
                                      sediment, the bleaching effect and live/dead ratio (the health status of
                                      coral colony) shall be recorded. The action and limit level for the
                                      monitoring and the Event Action Plan are provided in Table 4.3 below.
   Seagrass                           Seagrasses at Site D3, and at Site D2 (if seagrasses was found at Site D2
                                      during the baseline monitoring), would be monitored in conjunction with
                                      the coral monitoring at Site D2 (natural corals on bedrock). The
                                      construction phase monitoring schedule would be the same as for coral
                                      monitoring at Site D2, weekly during the first two weeks of dredging

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      Monitoring parameter                             Frequency/Duration and/or responses
                                      works, and then biweekly till the pipeline construction works are finished.
                                      The extent of the seagrass beds, the coverage percentage and health
                                      conditions of seagrasses will be recorded. As the natural coral colonies to
                                      be monitored at Site D2, which will have an Event Action Plan as present
                                      in the EM&A Manual, would be closer to the desalination than the
                                      seagrass beds, no action and limit level for seagrasses would be required.



                                            Table 4.2
           Monitoring and Audit during the Operation Phase and the Mitigation Measures

        Monitoring parameter                           Frequency/Duration and/or responses
   Natural corals                     Monitoring of the natural colonies at Site C, Site D2 (on the bedrock 80m
                                      south of the existing pier) and the Control Site, would be conducted
                                      during the first two years of the operation phase. The monitoring schedule
                                      during the first three months would be monthly. If no exceedance was
                                      recorded, the monitoring schedule would be changed to semi-annually, i.e.
                                      once in dry season and once in wet season. The survival, and health
                                      conditions of the coral colonies will be recorded. For each monitored coral
                                      colony, the percent of sediment coverage, the colour and the thickness of
                                      the sediment, the bleaching effect and live/dead ratio (the health status of
                                      coral colony) shall be recorded. The need of any further monitoring will
                                      be reviewed according to the monitoring results after the second year
                                      monitoring. All tags on the monitored corals must be removed after the
                                      monitoring. The action and limit level for the monitoring and the Event
                                      Action Plan are provided in Table 4.3 below.


   Seagrass                           During operation phase, the seagrass monitoring would be conducted in
                                      conjunction with the coral monitoring at Site D2 (natural corals on
                                      bedrock). Seagrasses at Site D3, and at Site D2 (if seagrasses was found
                                      at Site D2 during the baseline monitoring), would be monitored during the
                                      first two years of the operation phase. The monitoring schedule during the
                                      first three months would be monthly. After that, the monitoring schedule
                                      would be changed to semi-annually, i.e. once in dry season and once in
                                      wet season. The extent of the seagrass beds, the coverage percentage and
                                      health conditions of seagrasses will be recorded. As the natural coral
                                      colonies to be monitored at Site D2, which will have an Event Action Plan
                                      as present in the EM&A Manual, would be closer to the desalination than
                                      the seagrass beds, no action and limit level for seagrasses would be
                                      required. The need of any further monitoring will be reviewed according
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        Table 4.3 Action and Limit level and Event Action Plan for natural corals monitoring

Parameters         Action Level                                         Limit Level

Sedimentation      a 15% increase in the percentage of                  a 25% increase in the percentage of sedimentation
                   sedimentation on the hard corals occurs at more      on the hard corals occurs at more than 20% of the
                   than 20% of the tagged coral colonies at one or      tagged coral colonies at one or more monitoring
                   more monitoring sites                                sites

Bleaching          a 15% increase in the percentage of bleaching        a 25% increase in the percentage of bleaching of
                   of hard corals occurs at more than 20% of the        hard corals occurs at more than 20% of the tagged
                   tagged coral colonies at one or more monitoring      coral colonies at one or more monitoring sites
                   sites
Mortality          a 15% increase in the percentage of partial          a 25% increase in the percentage of partial
                   mortality of corals occurs at more than 20% of       mortality of corals occurs at more than 20% of the
                   the tagged coral colonies at one or more             tagged coral colonies at one or more monitoring
                   monitoring sites                                     sites


Action          Action Level                                            Limit Level
Construction    If the Action Level is exceeded the ET Leader           If the Limit Level is exceeded the ET Leader
phase           should inform all parties (Contractor, Project          should inform all parties (Contractor, Project
                Proponent, EPD, AFCD and IEC). The data from            Proponent, EPD, AFCD and IEC) immediately.
                the water quality monitoring should also be             Should the Limit Level be exceeded, the
                reviewed. If the water quality monitoring shows         contractor should stop dredging and/or earth
                no attributable effects of the installation works,      works immediately and work out the solution
                then the Action Level is not triggered. If the water    according to the requirements of EPD and AFCD.
                quality data indicate exceedances (for SS and/or        The ET Leader should inform the Contractor to
                turbidity) the ET Leader should discuss with the        suspend dredging and/or earth works until an
                Contractor the most appropriate method of               effective solution is identified. Once the solution
                reducing suspended solids during dredging (e.g.         has been identified and agreed with all parties
                reduce the rate of dredging), and/or control            dredging and/or earth works may commence
                sedimentation during earth works (e.g. check the
                intactness and effectiveness of the temporary
                drainage system and stream buffer zone). This
                mitigated method should then be enacted on the
                next working day.
Operation       If the Action Level is exceeded the ET Leader           If the Limit Level is exceeded the ET Leader
phase           should inform Golf Course Operator, EPD, and            should inform all parties Golf Course Operator,
                AFCD.        The data from the water quality            EPD, and AFCD immediately. Should the Limit
                monitoring should also be reviewed. If the water        Level be exceeded, the Golf Course Operator
                quality monitoring shows no attributable effects of     should stop the operation of the desalination plant
                the installation works, then the Action Level is not    and/or the application of chemicals immediately
                triggered. If the water quality data indicate           and work out the solution according to the
                exceedances (salinity and/or pesticides) the ET         requirements of EPD and AFCD. The operation
                Leader should discuss with the Golf Course              of the desalination plant and/or the application of
                Operator the most appropriate method of reducing        chemicals would be suspended until an effective
                salinity (e.g. reduce the daily operation time of the   solution is identified.
                desalination plant), and/or control chemicals from
                runoff (e.g. reduce the frequency and quantity of
                chemical applied, check the intactness and
                effectiveness of the closed drainage system and
                stream buffer zone). This mitigated method should
                then be enacted on the next working day.


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5.      Waste Management

5.1       Introduction

5.1.1     Waste management would be the Contractor’s responsibility to ensure that all wastes produced
          during the construction works for Project are handled, stored and disposed of in accordance with
          good waste management practices and EPD’s regulations and requirements.

5.1.2     Waste materials generated during construction activities, such as construction and demolition
          (C&D) materials and general refuse, are recommended to be audited at regular intervals (at least
          quarterly) to ensure that proper storage, transportation and disposal practices are being
          implemented. This monitoring of waste management practices would ensure that these solid
          wastes generated during construction are not disposed of in nearby streams or other parts of the
          Project. The audits shall also check that any chemical wastes generated during maintenance of
          construction equipment and vehicles are not stored within the sites of the Project. The
          Contractor would be responsible for the implementation of any mitigation measures to minimise
          waste and redress problems arising from the waste materials.

5.2       Waste Control and Mitigation Measures

5.2.1     Mitigation measures for waste management for Project are summarised below. With the
          appropriate handling, storage and removal of waste arisings during the construction works as
          defined below, the potential to cause adverse environmental impacts would be minimised.
          During the site inspections, the ET shall pay special attention to the issues relating to waste
          management and check whether the Contractor has implemented the recommended good site
          practices and other mitigation measures.

          Good Site Practices

5.2.2     Provided that good site practices are followed strictly, adverse impacts from waste management
          are not expected to arise. Recommendations for good site practices during construction
          activities include:

                nomination of approved personnel, such as a site manager, to be responsible for good site
                practices and making arrangements for collection of all wastes generated at the site and
                effective disposal to an appropriate facility;
                training of site personnel in proper waste management and chemical waste handling
                procedures;
                provision of sufficient waste disposal points and regular collection for disposal;
                appropriate measures to minimise windblown litter and dust during transportation of waste
                by either covering trucks or by transporting wastes in enclosed containers;
                regular cleaning and maintenance programme for drainage systems, sumps and oil
                interceptors;
                a Waste Management Plan should be prepared and submitted to the Engineer for approval.
                One may make reference to ETWB TCW No.15/2003 for details; and
                a recording system for the amount of waste generated, recycled and disposed (including the
                disposal sites) should be proposed.

5.2.3     In order to monitor the disposal of C&D material at public filling areas and to control fly tipping,
          a trip-ticket system should be included as one of the contractual requirements to be implemented
          by the ET undertaking the EM&A work. One may make reference to ETWB TCW No. 31/2004
          for details. The roles of the IC(E) are also detailed in this technical circular.

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          Waste Reduction Measures

5.2.4     Good management and control can prevent the generation of significant amounts of waste.
          Waste reduction is best achieved at the planning and design stage, as well as by ensuring the
          implementation of good site practices. Recommendations to achieve waste reduction include:

                segregation and storage of different types of waste in different containers, skips or
                stockpiles to enhance reuse or recycling of materials and their proper disposal;
                separate labelled bins shall be provided to segregate aluminium cans from other general
                refuse generated by the work force, and to encourage collection of by individual collectors;
                any unused chemicals or those with remaining functional capacity shall be recycled;
                maximising the use of reusable steel formwork to reduce the amount of C&D material;
                proper storage and site practices to minimise the potential for damage or contamination of
                construction materials; and
                plan and stock construction materials carefully to minimise amount of waste generated and
                avoid unnecessary generation of waste.

5.2.5     In addition to the above good site practices and waste reduction measures, specific mitigation
          measures for identified waste which may arise are recommended below to minimise
          environmental impacts during handling, transportation and disposal of these wastes.

          Construction and Demolition Material

5.2.6     To minimise impact from collection and transportation of C&D material for off-site disposal,
          the excavated soft spoil from the Project should be reused on-site as backfill material as far as
          practicable. Suitable areas should be designated within the works site boundaries for temporary
          stockpiling of C&D material. Within stockpile areas, the following measures should be taken to
          control potential environmental impacts or nuisance:

                covering material during heavy rainfall;
                locating stockpiles to minimise potential visual impacts; and
                minimizing land take of stockpile areas as far as possible.

5.2.7     When disposing of C&D material at a public filling area, it shall be noted that the material shall
          only consist of soil, rock, concrete, brick, cement plaster/mortar, inert building debris,
          aggregates and asphalt. The material shall be free from marine mud, household refuse, plastic,
          metals, industrial and chemical waste, animal and vegetable matter, and other material
          considered to be unsuitable by the Filling Supervisor at the public filling area.

          Chemical Wastes

5.2.8     If chemical wastes are produced at the construction site, the Contractor would be required to
          register with the EPD as a Chemical Waste Producer and to follow the guidelines stated in the
          Code of Practice on the Packaging, Labelling and Storage of Chemical Wastes. Good quality
          containers compatible with the chemical wastes should be used. Appropriate labels should be
          securely attached on each chemical waste container indicating the corresponding chemical
          characteristics of the chemical waste, such as explosives, flammable, oxidizing, irritant, toxic,
          harmful, corrosive, etc. The Contractor shall use a licensed collector to transport and dispose of
          the chemical wastes generated at the Chemical Waste Treatment Centre at Tsing Yi, or other
          licensed facility, in accordance with the Waste Disposal (Chemical Waste) (General) Regulation.
          No chemical waste should be allowed to be stored within the site of Project. All chemical
          wastes should be removed from the site at the first instance.


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          General Refuse

5.2.9     General refuse should be stored in enclosed bins or compaction units separate from C&D
          material. A reputable waste collector should be employed by the contractor to remove general
          refuse, separately from C&D material, from the site.




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6.        CULTURAL HERITAGE

6.1       Introduction

6.1.1     The archeological impact assessment conducted in the EIA concluded that some potential for
          archaeological material remains at the Wan Chai Archaeological Site and a watching brief is
          recommended during the construction phase. A watching brief is a process whereby a qualified
          and licensed archaeologist monitors the excavation works during the construction phase in areas
          identified (and agreed with the Antiquities and Monuments Office (AMO)) to be of
          archaeological potential. The watching brief methodology is set out below. The archaeologist
          conducting the watching brief should obtain a licence prior to commencement of works as
          stipulated in Section 12 of the Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance (Cap. 53). The granting
          of the licence may take up to 8 weeks after the submission of the licence to the Antiquity
          Authority.

6.1.2     The built heritage impact conducted for the EIA has identified that the impacts to several graves
          can be mitigated with the implementation of buffer zone and preservation by record. The
          northern coastal section of the Kap Lo Kok Study Area of the proposed golf course extension is
          currently very heavily overgrown and parts of it were not accessible during the field survey. The
          area has the potential to contain as of yet unidentified historical graves and it is recommended
          that during the construction phase, that if during the course of works a grave is found that the
          AMO is contacted immediately and that works stop in the immediate vicinity of the grave until
          it can be inspected by AMO staff.

6.2       Cultural Heritage Requirements for EM&A

          Wan Chai Archaeological Site

6.2.1     A watching brief should be undertaken by a qualified and licenced archaeologist during
          excavation works at the construction phase in the identified area marked on Figure 7.1. A
          qualified archaeologist should inspect the site at an interval of not less than once a month when
          there is excavation work on site. A construction programme should be provided to the
          archaeologist so that an inspection schedule can be arranged. The archaeologist should be
          notified no less then 2 working days prior to any changes on the commencement of the
          excavation works so arrangements can be made to monitor the works. The ET and IC(E) should
          facilitate arrangements and liaise between the archaeologist and construction contractor.

6.2.2     Monitoring is a form of mitigation which is required when engineering works impact on areas
          that have been assessed as having archaeological potential and where conventional testing
          methods are deemed insufficient. The range of archaeological resources that require monitoring
          include both historical and prehistoric material and features.

6.2.3     The watching brief process entails the observation of the engineering works by qualified
          archaeologists in order to identify any archaeological material or features revealed during the
          excavation phase of the works schedule. Upon identification of such material or features the
          archaeologists will require immediate access to the excavation area for recording of the
          material/features in situ, antiquities retrieval and sample collection.

6.2.4     These guidelines serve two basic purposes: firstly, that the archaeological resources are
          adequately recorded and recovered and secondly and, secondly, that appropriate measures are
          taken on site to minimize delays to the engineering works schedule.


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          Methodology of the Watching Brief

          Monitoring personnel

6.2.5     Watching brief should be undertaken by a qualified archaeologist, who must apply for a licence
          under the Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance (Cap. 53) from the Antiquity Authority before
          the monitoring works commence.

          Areas to be monitored

6.2.6     The areas which require watching brief shall be defined to be submitted by the qualified
          archaeologist under the project and agreed with AMO prior to commencement of works.

          Site access

6.2.7     Archaeologists should be allowed reasonable access to relevant areas of groundworks, so that
          deposits can be examined and recorded. Trenches may require temporary shoring and
          groundworks might need to be temporarily rescheduled, to provide a safe environment for such
          works. Provision should be made, at the earliest stage of construction programming, for
          unrestricted archaeological access to areas of groundworks in the identified area of
          archaeological potential (Figure 6.1).

          Monitoring and retrieval methodology

6.2.8     Table 6.1, below, shows the various categories of archaeological material and features that are
          most likely to occur in local contexts. Also listed are the recommended type and degree of
          recording and retrieval required for each category. Upon discovery of any archaeological
          materials and features, the archaeologist shall report to the AMO immediately.

          Recording forms for watching brief

6.2.9     A set of forms for the recording of any archaeological material identified during the watching
          brief process must be approved by the AMO. They should include the following:

             Registers to record the finds, special finds, contexts, photographs, drawings, levels and
             samples
             Context description forms
             A daily record form designed specifically for archaeological watching brief. This form must
             locate clearly the area of works monitored, the nature and extent of the works, summaries of
             the days findings and cross reference to all register numbers used that day.

          Safety requirements

6.2.10    Archaeologists and staff employed in monitoring must follow the safety procedures enforced by
          the contractors on site.

          Mitigation measures

6.2.11    The project proponent should allow a flexibility to undertake the contingency arrangements.
          Should significant archaeological materials be discovered, appropriate mitigation measures will
          be designed and implemented by the project proponent.

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          Progress Report

6.2.12     The archaeologist should keep the AMO informed of the progress of watching brief. The
           archaeologist should submit progress reports every 3 months during the programme of the
           watching brief.

           Watching brief report

6.2.13     The procedures and result of the Watching Brief should be presented in report form, following
           standards set by the AMO for reports on other types of archaeological field work. This includes
           details of the overall programme, methodology, sampling strategy, implementation, findings and
           interpretation. All data, material and records forming the site archive must be submitted to the
           AMO upon completion of the project.

6.2.14     The monitoring report should contain, as a minimum, the following elements:

                    Non-technical summary
                    Site location (including maps and relevant drawings) and descriptions
                    Context of the project
                    Geological and topographical background
                    Archaeological and historical background
                    General and specific aims of field works monitoring
                    Reference to relevant legislation
                    Field methodology
                    Collection and disposal strategy for artefacts and ecofacts
                    Arrangement for immediate conservation of artefacts
                    Publication and dissemination proposals
                    Archive deposition
                    Timetable
                    Contingency arrangement (if appropriate)

                                                  Table 6.1
                         Categories of Archaeological Finds and Recommended Action

      Categories of Archaeological Material                               Retrieval Procedure
 Human burial                                         Full recording and recovering of human remains and
     •    Skeleton remains                            associated features
     •    Items associated with human burial, i.e.        •   Complete recoding by photography, drawing, written
          grave goods                                         description
                                                          •   Full measurement of burial and surrounding matrix
                                                          •   Retrieval of human remains and associated materials
                                                          •   Retrieval of surrounding soil for further analysis
 Intact features                                      Limited recording and recovery of archaeological features
     •    Structural/architectural remains                •   Recording and measurement of salient features by
     •    Undisturbed context, such as hearth,                photography, drawing and written description
          midden, habitation area, assemblages of         •   Retrieval of all archaeological material
          artefacts and/or environmental material         •   Retrieval of samples from the surrounding matrix
 Intact artefacts                                     Recovery of artefacts
     •    Complete objects such as pottery, metal         •   Recovery of objects

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      Categories of Archaeological Material                              Retrieval Procedure
         objects, stone and bone tools. The              •   Sampling of the surrounding matrix
         objects are complete but isolated and are       •   Proper treatment with cleaning, marking and packing
         no part of assemblages or feature.                  under international acceptable standards
 Isolated material                                   Recovery of artefact fragments/archaeological material
     •    Sherds, non-human bone, artefact               •   Recovery of material, such as artefact fragments,
          fragments (metal, pottery, glass). There           environmental material and sampling of surrounding
          are no complete objects, the material is           matrix
          isolated and fragmentary in nature.
 Deposits with archaeological potential              Sampling of the deposit
     •    Soil     deposits     which     exhibit        •   Collection of soil samples from deposits displaying
          characteristics    associated     with             archaeological potential
          archaeological remains in Hong Kong




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7.        LAND CONTAMINATION

7.1       Site Inspection

7.1.1     Potentially contaminated sites have been identified based on the preliminary soil test results. As
          recommended in the EIA Report, further investigation shall be required to determine the
          presence and extent of contamination before the construction works can take place at the
          concerned areas. The contamination assessment shall be carried out in accordance with EPD’s
          ProPECC PN3/94 “Contaminated Land Assessment and Remediation” and “Guidance Notes
          for Investigation and Remediation of Contaminated Sites of Petrol Filling Stations, Boatyards,
          and Car Repair/Dismantling Workshops”.

7.1.2     The contaminated sites shall be remediated before commencement of any construction works
          which may disturb the ground. The duration of remediation shall be taken into account by the
          Project Proponent or the Contractor as part of the construction programme. In all cases,
          contaminated soil remediation, treatment or disposal must be managed in an environmentally
          sound manner, including compliance with all relevant legislation and Government requirements.

7.2       Potential Areas Recommended for Further Investigation

7.2.1     A preliminary Contamination Assessment Plan (CAP) has been prepared and included in the
          EIA Report. The CAP recommended that site investigation shall be conducted before
          construction for the potential contaminated areas encroaching upon the proposed construction
          work areas. As shown in Figure 8.1, soil samples should be taken at 5 sampling points (2, 3, 6,
          7 and 8) for further investigation.

                      Table 7.1         Proposed Sampling Locations and their Justifications


          ID of Sampling Location                                     Justification
                                          Preliminary site investigation could not be carried out at this point
                        2
                                          due to access problem.
                                          A discrete hotspot of contamination of lead was identified based
                        3
                                          on the results from the preliminary site investigation.
                        6
                                          The surrounding area is potentially contaminated with sulphur as
                        7
                                          identified in the preliminary site investigation.
                        8

7.2.2     Based on the results from the preliminary site investigation, the parameters chosen for analysis
          should include lead and total sulphur.

7.3       Preparation of Contamination Assessment Plan

7.3.1     The ET shall review the preliminary CAP and update it if necessary. The update CAP shall be
          verified by the IC(E) before submitting to EPD for approval. Upon receipt of EPD’s approval
          on the CAP, the actual site investigation for land contamination impact assessment shall be
          conducted accordingly before commencement of any construction work at the identified
          contaminated sites. Soil and groundwater samples shall be collected and tested as described in
          the approved CAP to provide site-specific information for the assessment. The soil and
          groundwater sampling and testing work may be carried out by the Contractor or other drilling
          contractors under suitable contractual arrangement by the Project Proponent or ER. The field
          sampling work shall be supervised by the ET and audited by the IC(E).
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7.3.2     A Contamination Assessment Report (CAR) shall be prepared by the ET to document the
          findings of the site investigation. Interpretation of laboratory testing results in accordance with
          the ProPECC Note No. 3/94 and comparison of the findings with relevant standards, such as the
          Dutch guidelines or other international practices as appropriate, shall also be included in the
          CAR.

7.3.3     If land contamination is confirmed, a Remediation Action Plan (RAP) shall be prepared by the
          ET and drawn up to formulate necessary remedial measures, and, if necessary, potential water
          quality impact to the river shall be also addressed, in the remediation measures. The subsequent
          CAR and RAP shall be endorsed by EPD before implementation of any remedial measures.
          After the completion of the remediation, a Remediation Report should be prepared and
          submitted to EPD to demonstrate that the clean-up is adequate. Information such as soil
          treatment records, sampling results, photographs and certification of independent checker should
          be included in the report.

7.4       Health and Safety

7.4.1     The following measures should be implemented to minimise risks to workers during
          remediation works such as excavation of soil. These measures will also mitigate against
          transferring contamination to groundwater, to surface water courses or to the air.

              Site workers should wear gloves, masks, and other protective clothing where exposure to
              vapours or contaminated soil may be encountered;
              Contaminated materials should be moved with bulk earthmovers to prevent human contact;
              Adequate washing facilities should be provided and smoking/eating should be prohibited in
              the area;
              Contaminated soils, which have been stockpiled or are being transported, should be covered
              with tarpaulin; and
              Leakage of pollutants or leaching from excavated soil should be prevented by storing on an
              impermeable surface.

7.5       Mitigation Measures for Land Contamination during Construction Stage

7.5.1     Based on the preliminary site investigation results, the site area contains hotspots of
          contamination of lead and sulphur. The contamination levels of these hotspots should be further
          assessed during the construction stage with a proper implementation of the CAR and RAP.

7.5.2     In addition, since the exact cut areas on site during construction by the Contractor have not been
          determined at this stage, the Contractor should implement the suitable precautions and
          preventive measures for the discovery of buried or abandoned ordnance during the construction.
          Moreover, it is recommended that standard good practice should be implemented during the
          construction phase in order to minimize any potential exposure to contaminated soils or
          groundwater. These measures include:

          •     the Contractor should sweep areas of intended excavations with a metal detector to check
                for any ordnance underneath the ground prior to any excavation;
          •     if any metallic objects are detected in the ground, the Contractor should cease work
                immediately before confirming the nature of the discovery. For any suspected artillery
                ordnance, the Hong Kong Police Force should be informed;
          •     the use of bulk earth-moving equipment would minimise construction workers’ potential
                contact with contaminated material;
          •     exposure to any contaminated material can be minimised by the wearing of appropriate
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                 clothing and personal protective equipment such as gloves (when interacting directly with
                 suspected contaminated material), providing adequate hygiene and washing facilities and
                 preventing smoking and eating during activities with potential exposure;
          •      stockpiling of contaminated soil should be avoided as far as possible. If unavoidable, the
                 stockpiles of contaminated material should be separated from uncontaminated ones.
                 Moreover, the contaminated material should be properly covered with waterproof material
                 (e.g. tarpaulin sheet) to avoid leaching of contaminants, especially during the rainy season;
          •      vehicles containing any excavated materials should be suitably covered to limit potential
                 dust emissions or contaminated wastewater run-off, and truck bodies and tailgates should
                 be sealed to prevent any leakage during transport or during wet conditions;
          •      only licensed waste haulers should be used to collect and transport any contaminated
                 material to an appropriate disposal site, and procedures should be developed to ensure that
                 illegal disposal of contaminated material does not occur;
          •      necessary waste disposal permits should be obtained, as required, from the appropriate
                 authorities, in accordance with the Waste Disposal Ordinance (Cap 354), Waste Disposal
                 (Chemical Waste) (General) Regulation, as required;
          •      records of the quantities of wastes generated and disposed of should be maintained;
          •      adequate washing facilities should be provided on site; and
          •      in accordance with good construction practice, silt traps should be used to reduce the
                 impact to water bodies caused by suspended solids arising from disturbed or contaminated
                 grounds. Groundwater should be disposed of in accordance with the Water Pollution
                 Control Ordinance (Cap 358).

7.6       Potential for Future Land Contamination

7.6.1     The proposed golf course is regarded as a contaminated usage according to Lands Department
          Technical Circular No. 735A – Identification of Possible Contamination Sources During
          Operation Phase.

7.6.2     The most potentially significant future sources of contamination are:

          •      The use of turfgrass chemicals (fertilizers and pesticides)
          •      Accidental spillage of chemicals to be used

              Prevention of Contamination Impact

7.6.3      To prevent the chemicals from contaminating the land, a Turfgrass Management Plan (TMP)
           will be implemented. The latest version of the HKJC Kau Sai Chau Golf Course “Turfgrass
           Management Guidelines” is incorporated into the EIA Report.

7.6.4      As indicated in the water quality assessment section, four main chemicals are used for existing
           golf courses, they are nitrogenous fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides and insecticides. The
           approach should be to minimize application of fertilizers, and this is also driven by economic
           requirements to minimize recurrent costs. Healthy growth rates are achieved when the grass is
           not over-fertilized or over-watered. A balanced programme allows the grass to stand up to wear
           and develop disease resistance. In line with existing practice, the following mitigation measures
           will be implemented:

           •     nutrient status will be monitored every 6 months of the year through the aid of soil and leaf
                 tissue tests which help determine the optimum nutrient provisions for turf grass;
           •     a slow release fertilizer will be used to help minimize the amount of nitrate leached from
                 the soil;

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           •       application of low quantity of fertilizer is recommended to minimize the leaching due to the
                   active uptake; and
           •       applications will not be carried out if heavy rain is forecast to minimize the significant
                   nitrogen runoff.

7.6.5      The performance of the TMP will be assessed in terms of the quality of turf produced in time
           with the stated objectives of water and nutrient conservation and chemical minimization.

           Spillages

7.6.6      In the event that any spillages occur on the golf courses, the following actions would be taken:

               •     make every effort to contain the spillage responsibly and safely;
               •     block drainage downstream flows and divert upstream flows where practicable;
               •     notify Environmental Protection Department;
               •     collect samples of downstream water for analysis;
               •     continue sampling until the impact of the spillage can no longer be detected.

               The extent of the contamination (e.g. volume of the contaminated soil) should be identified
               and confirmed by taken samples of contaminated soil for testing. Remediation action should
               also be carried out and completed within 3 to 6 months.

           Monitoring during Operation Phase

7.6.7      The land contamination impact can be monitored via the TMP in terms of the quality of turf
           produced in time with the stated objectives of water and nutrient conservation and chemical
           minimization.

7.6.8      In addition, routine soil testing for nutrients as described in the TMP will be conducted to
           ensure that nutrient applications to the golf course are having the desired effect. Adjustments
           are made to the applications program to amend any soil imbalances or deficiencies in nutrients.
           To monitor whether there is any land contamination during the operation stage, regular soil
           sampling and testing (e.g. say for every 6 month or a period agreed by EPD) will be taken
           according to the two publications issued by EPD (see section 7.1.1) and the certified test results
           reports should be submitted to EPD for information.

7.6.9      All fertilizers and pesticides will be well-documented including following details:
            • location of applications;
            • type of fertilizer applied;
            • amount applied in kg per hectare;
            • date of applications; and
            • product applied.

           Recommendations

7.6.10     Provided the above measures are implemented properly, the likelihood of uncontrolled leakage
           of fertilizers and pesticides giving rise to land contamination is low. If in the future the
           proposed golf course is decommissioned, contamination testing will be required in order to
           identify and delineate any contamination that may have occurred.




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8.        Landscape and Visual Impact Mitigation Measures

8.1       General

          Environmental Monitoring and Audit should be undertaken for both the construction and
          operation phases of the project to ensure and check that the implementation and maintenance of
          landscape and visual mitigation measures are carried out. The recommended mitigation
          measures for this project are described in Section 12.10 of the LVIA of the EIA. Conflicts
          between the proposed landscape and visual mitigation measures and other project works should
          be resolved at the earliest possible date without compromise to the mitigation intensions of these
          measures. The construction and operation phase EM&A of the landscape and visual
          environments and mitigation works shall be carried out as par to the site audit programme.

8.2       Baseline Monitoring

          Baseline changes with respect to the landscape and visual environments should be carried out in
          reference to the recorded baseline conditions of the site as is described in the Section 12 of the
          EIA. The monitoring shall in particular record changes of each landscape resource, landscape
          character area and the view conditions of each visually sensitive receiver. Parameters used to
          describe changes in each of the above shall be the same as in Section 12 of the EIA.

8.3       Construction and Operation Phase Audit

          The applicant shall employ a landscape auditor, who shall audit landscape and visual mitigation
          works. A specialist landscape sub-contractor, who shall in particular be responsible for the
          protection of retained and the transplantation of existing trees, should carry out the
          implementation of landscape mitigation works. The contractor shall maintain all soft landscape
          works for a period of 12 months after implementation. This period shall be the establishment
          period and will be year one of the operation phase.

          The landscape auditor shall be a member of the Environmental team, who shall audit the
          implementation and maintenance of landscape and visual mitigation measures during the
          construction phase and the first year of the operation phase. Auditing inspections and reporting
          shall be undertaken once every two weeks of the construction phase and once every two months
          of the operation phase. The effectiveness of the mitigation works shall also be audited in order to
          ensure impact reduction levels are achieved as described in Section 12 of the EIA. The auditing
          scope shall be on the items listed in Sections 8.4 to 8.8 below.

          Sections 8.4 to 8.8 below describe the landscape and visual mitigation measures as per Section
          12 of the EIA.

8.4       Construction Areas

               MC 1:      Site offices and construction yards:
                              - Site offices and the construction yard shall be decommissioned after
                                   construction.
                              - Haul roads shall be decommissioned and restored with hydroseeding
                                   works after construction.
               MC 2:      Height of site offices:
                              - The height of site offices shall be controlled in order to avoid visual
                                   impacts.
               MC 3:      Hoarding and screening:

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                               -  Where practical the site offices areas, construction yards and storage
                                  areas shall be screened using olive green coated hoarding or vegetation
                                  around the peripheries of the works area until the completion of relevant
                                  construction phases.
               MC 4:      Construction plant and building material:
                             - Shall be orderly and carefully stored in order to appear neat and avoid
                                  visibility from outside where practical;
                             - Excess materials shall be removed from site as soon as practical;
                             - All construction plant shall be removed from site upon completion of
                                  construction works.
               MC 5:      Construction light:
                             - To be oriented away from the viewing location of VSRs; and
                             - All lighting shall have frosted diffusers and reflective covers.
               MC 6:      Vegetation:
                             - Temporary construction sites shall be restored to standards as good as, or
                                  better than, the original condition. In this respect, areas that are not
                                  covered by golf course grassing works shall be hydro seeded;
                             - The potential for soil erosion shall be reduced at the construction stage by
                                  minimizing the extent of vegetation disturbance on site and providing a
                                  protective cover over exposed ground; and
                             - No plant or building materials shall be stored under the dripline of
                                  retained trees and no vehicle movement or other construction activities
                                  like washing, concrete mixing etc shall be carried out under the dripline
                                  of trees.

8.5       Tree Preservation, Planting and Buffer Areas

               MT 1:      Compensation for losses:
                              - The tree compensation to tree loss ratio shall be between 2:1 and 3:1;
                              - At least 700 new trees shall have be of light standard or larger size
               MT 2:      The majority of compensation species shall comprise species that already occurs
                          within the LIA boundaries;
               MT 3:      Where practical, trees that require removal shall be transplanted on Site;
               MT 4:      Planting Works:
                              - New trees shall be planted in groups in order to screen visual impacts and
                                  to provide additional shade at the administration building, rainshelters
                                  and halfway houses.
               MT 5:      Tree Planting on Slopes:
                              - New slopes with a gradient larger than 30o shall have whip tree planting.
                              - Such whip trees shall comprise tree species with shrub-like
                                  characteristics, such as Gordonia axillaries (大頭茶) and Raphiolepis
                                  indica (車輪梅);
               MT 6:      Tree planting works at the hill where the desalination plant will be located shall
                          be carefully positioned in order to represent its original profile.
               MT 7:      Tree Preservation:
                          - No tree shall be transplanted or felled without prior approval by relevant
                              Government departments in accordance with WBTC 24/94, WBTC 14/2002
                              and ETWB 2/2004;
                          - All trees that are marked for retention shall be fenced off with a 1.2m high
                              fence around the dripline of trees or larger area;
                          - Transplant preparation works shall be carried as soon as possible after
                              commencement of construction. Rootball and crown pruning shall be carried
                              out over at least 1 month.
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               MT 8:      Buffer Areas
                          - For streams the width of the buffer zones will be 20m from the stream bank.
                             The only exception would be the buffer zone in the reach of upper tributary
                             of stream B lying between the two parts of Hole 10, where the buffer will
                             zone will be 5m, the dry tributary of stream B that will be converted to an
                             underground culvert and the secondary tributary of stream A that will also be
                             converted to an underground culvert.
                          - No construction activities will be allowed in the buffer zones, except for site
                             formation works, which are required for the construction of bridge footings.

8.6       Shrub and Ground Cover Planting

               MS 1:      Bulk hydroseeding:
                              - Bulk site formation works shall be followed with bulk hydroseeding as
                                  soon as practical.
               MS 2:      Grassing:
                              - In the case of golf course areas, grassing shall be carried out as soon as
                                  practical after sanding and shaping; and
                              - Sanding, shaping and grassing works shall be phased in sections.
               MS 3:      Restoration:
                              - In the case of residual areas that were disturbed during construction,
                                  which will not be part of the golf course areas, detailed site formation
                                  works and shaping shall be followed by hydroseeding and shrub planting
                                  as soon as practical; and
                              - The hydroseeding mix shall be composed of the following grass species:
                                  Erograstic curvula Lolium Perenne Neyraudia reynaudiana Pennisetum
                                  purpureum; and the following shrub / small tree species: Gordonia
                                  axillaries, Rhaphiolepis indica and Rhodomyrtus tomentosa.


8.7       Engineering infrastructure: bridges, desalination plant, pumping stations and water tanks

               ME 1:      Screening:
                               - Bridges and pumping stations shall be screened by tree and shrub
                                   planting; and
                               - Retaining wall shall be covered with climber plants.
               ME 2:      Abutments of bridges shall be surfaced with stone of volcanic origin with a
                          colour and texture similar to that of rock in the surrounding landscape;
               ME 3:      Above-ground walls and foundations of pumping stations shall be surfaced with
                          stone of volcanic origin with a colour and texture similar to that of rock in the
                          surrounding landscape;
               ME 4:      Above-ground covers of pumping stations shall have an olive green coating;
               ME 5:      The desalination plant shall be located within the hill behind the pier. Slope
                          cutting of this hill shall have a natural appearance with hydroseeding cover;
               ME 6:      Water tanks shall be located below surface level. Above-ground components
                          shall be coated in olive green.

8.8     Buildings: extensions of existing, halfway houses and rain shelters

               MB 1:      Extensions of the clubhouse shall have a surface cover that is in visual harmony
                          with the administration building itself;
               MB 2:      Shrub planting shall be implemented in front of the new golf cart parking area in
                          order to screen low level views;

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               MB 3:      Tree and shrub planting shall be implemented on the peripheries of the
                          maintenance building and its extensions; and
               MB 4:      Halfway houses and rain shelters shall be surfaced with either stone or beige and
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9.        SITE ENVIRONMENTAL AUDIT

9.1       Site Inspection

9.1.1     Site inspection provides a direct means to initiate and enforce specified environmental
          protection and pollution control measures. These shall be undertaken routinely to inspect
          construction activities in order to ensure that appropriate environmental protection and pollution
          control mitigation measures are properly implemented. The site inspection is one of the most
          effective tools to enforce the environmental protection requirements at the works area.

9.1.2     The ET Leader shall be responsible for formulating the environmental site inspection, the
          deficiency and action reporting system, and for carrying out the site inspection works. Within
          21 days of the construction contract commencement, he shall submit a proposal for site
          inspection and deficiency and action reporting procedures to the Contractor for agreement, and
          to the ER for approval. The ET’s proposal for rectification would be made known to the IC(E).

9.1.3     Regular site inspections shall be carried out at least once per week. The areas of inspection shall
          not be limited to the environmental situation, pollution control and mitigation measures within
          the site; it should also review the environmental situation outside the works area which is likely
          to be affected, directly or indirectly, by the site activities. The ET Leader shall make reference
          to the following information in conducting the inspection:

          (i) EIA recommendations on environmental protection and pollution control mitigation
                measures;
          (ii) works progress and programme;
          (iii) individual works methodology proposals (which shall include proposal on associated
                pollution control measures);
          (iv) contract specifications on environmental protection;
          (v) relevant environmental protection and pollution control laws; and
          (vi) previous site inspection results.

9.1.4     The Contractor shall keep the ET Leader updated with all relevant information on the
          construction contract necessary for him to carry out the site inspections. Inspection results and
          associated recommendations for improvements to the environmental protection and pollution
          control works shall be submitted to the IC(E) and the Contractor within 24 hours. The
          Contractor shall follow the procedures and time-frame as stipulated in the environmental site
          inspection, and the deficiency and action reporting system formulated by the ET Leader, to
          report on any remedial measures subsequent to the site inspections.

9.1.5     Ad hoc site inspections shall also be carried out if significant environmental problems are
          identified. Inspections may also be required subsequent to receipt of an environmental
          complaint, or as part of the investigation work, as specified in the Action Plan for environmental
          monitoring and audit.

9.2       Compliance with Legal and Contractual Requirements

9.2.1     There are contractual environmental protection and pollution control requirements as well as
          environmental protection and pollution control laws in Hong Kong with which construction
          activities must comply.

9.2.2     In order that the works are in compliance with the contractual requirements, all works method
          statements submitted by the Contractor to the ER for approval shall be sent to the ET Leader for

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          vetting to see whether sufficient environmental protection and pollution control measures have
          been included.

9.2.3     The ET Leader shall also review the progress and programme of the works to check that
          relevant environmental laws have not been violated, and that any foreseeable potential for
          violating laws can be prevented.

9.2.4     The Contractor shall regularly copy relevant documents to the ET Leader so that works
          checking can be carried out. The document shall at least include the updated Works Progress
          Reports, updated Works Programme, any application letters for different licence / permits under
          the environmental protection laws, and copies of all valid licences / permits. The site diary shall
          also be available for the ET Leader's inspection upon his request.

9.2.5     After reviewing the document, the ET Leader shall advise the IC(E) and Contractor of any non-
          compliance with contractual and legislative requirements on environmental protection and
          pollution control for them to take follow-up actions. If the ET Leader's review concludes that
          the current status on licence / permit application and any environmental protection and pollution
          control preparation works may result in potential violation of environmental protection and
          pollution control requirements, he shall also advise the Contractor and the ER accordingly.

9.2.6     Upon receipt of the advice, the Contractor shall undertake immediate action to correct the
          situation. The ER shall follow up to ensure that appropriate action has been taken in order to
          satisfy contractual and legal requirements.

9.3       Environmental Complaints

9.3.1     Complaints shall be referred to the ET Leader for action. The ET Leader shall undertake the
          following procedures upon receipt of any complaint:

          (i) log complaint and date of receipt onto the complaint database and inform the IC(E)
              immediately;
          (ii) investigate the complaint to determine its validity, and assess whether the source of the
               problem is due to works activities;
          (iii) identify mitigation measures in consultation with the IC(E) if a complaint is valid and due
                to works;
          (iv) advise the Contractor if mitigation measures are required;
          (v) review the Contractor's response to identified mitigation measures, and the updated
              situation;
          (vi) if the complaint is transferred from the EPD, submit interim report to the EPD on status of
               the complaint investigation and follow-up action within the time frame assigned by the EPD;
          (vii) undertake additional monitoring and audit to verify the situation if necessary, and review
                that circumstances leading to the complaint do not recur;
          (viii) report investigation results and subsequent actions to complainant (if the source of
                complaint is transferred from EPD, the results should be reported within the timeframe
                assigned by the EPD);
          (ix) record the complaint, investigation, the subsequent actions and the results in the monthly
               EM&A reports.
9.3.2      A sample complaint log form is shown in Appendix B.

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10        REPORTING

10.1      General

10.1.1    Reports can be provided in an electronic medium upon agreeing the format with the ER and
          EPD. This would enable a transition from a paper / historic and reactive approach to an
          electronic / real time and proactive approach. All the monitoring data (baseline and impact)
          shall also be submitted on diskettes/CD rom.

10.1.2    Types of reports that the ET Leader shall prepare and submit include baseline monitoring report,
          monthly EM&A report, quarterly EM&A summary report and final EM&A review report. In
          accordance with Annex 21 of the EIAO-TM, a copy of the monthly, quarterly summary and
          final review EM&A reports shall be made available to the Director of Environmental Protection.
          A copy of reports should also be submitted to and reviewed by AFCD.

10.2      Baseline Monitoring Report

10.2.1    The ET Leader shall prepare and submit a Baseline Environmental Monitoring Report within 10
          working days of completion of the baseline monitoring. Copies of the Baseline Environmental
          Monitoring Report shall be submitted to the Contractor, the IC(E), the ER and the EPD. The ET
          Leader shall liaise with the relevant parties on the exact number of copies they require. The
          report format and baseline monitoring data format shall be agreed with the EPD prior to
          submission.

10.2.2    The baseline monitoring report shall include at least the following:

          (i) up to half a page executive summary;
          (ii) brief Project background information;
          (iii) drawings showing locations of the baseline monitoring stations;
          (iv) monitoring results (in both hard and diskette copies) together with the following
               information:
                •   monitoring methodology;
                •   name of laboratory and types of equipment used and calibration details;
                •   parameters monitored;
                •   monitoring locations;
                •   monitoring date, time, frequency and duration; and
                •   quality assurance (QA) / quality control (QC) results and detection limits;
          (v) details of influencing factors, including:
                •   major activities, if any, being carried out on the site during the period;
                •   weather conditions during the period; and
                •   other factors which might affect the monitoring results;
          (vi) determination of the Action and Limit Levels for each monitoring parameter and statistical
               analysis of the baseline data, the analysis shall conclude if there is any significant difference
               between control and impact stations for the parameters monitored;
          (vii) revisions for inclusion in the EM&A Manual; and
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10.3      Monthly EM&A Report

10.3.1    The results and findings of all EM&A work required in the Manual shall be recorded in the
          monthly EM&A reports prepared by the ET Leader. The EM&A report shall be prepared and
          submitted within 10 working days of the end of each reporting month, with the first report due
          one month after construction commences. Each monthly EM&A report shall be submitted to
          the following parties: the Contractor, the IC(E), the ER, the EPD and the AFCD. Before
          submission of the first EM&A report, the ET Leader shall liaise with the parties on the required
          number of copies and format of the monthly reports in both hard copy and electronic medium.

10.3.2    The ET leader shall review the number and location of monitoring stations and parameters every
          six months, or on as needed basis, in order to cater for any changes in the surrounding
          environment and the nature of works in progress.

          First Monthly EM&A Report

10.3.3    The first monthly EM&A report shall include at least the following:

          (i) executive summary (1-2 pages):
               • breaches of Action and Limit levels;
               • complaint log;
               • notifications of any summons and successful prosecutions;
               • reporting changes; and
               • future key issues.

          (ii) basic Project information:
                • Project organisation including key personnel contact names and telephone numbers;
                • programme;
                • management structure; and
                • work undertaken during the month.

          (iii) environmental status:
                 • work undertaken during the month with illustrations (such as location of works, daily
                     excavation rate, etc); and
                 • drawings showing the Project area, any environmental sensitive receivers and the
                     locations of the monitoring and control stations (with co-ordinates of the monitoring
                     locations).

          (iv) a brief summary of EM&A requirements including:
                • all monitoring parameters;
                • environmental quality performance limits (Action and Limit levels);
                • Event-Action Plans;
                • environmental mitigation measures, as recommended in the EIA Report for the Project;
                    and
                • environmental requirements in contract documents.

          (v) implementation status:
              advice on the implementation status of environmental protection and pollution control /
              mitigation measures, as recommended in the EIA Report for the Project, summarized in the
              updated implementation schedule.

          (vi) monitoring results (in both hard and diskette copies) together with the following
               information:
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                •   monitoring methodology;
                •   name of laboratory and types of equipment used and calibration details;
                •   parameters monitored;
                •   monitoring locations;
                •   monitoring date, time, frequency, and duration;
                •   weather conditions during the period;
                •   any other factors which might affect the monitoring results; and
                •   QA/QC results and detection limits.

          (vii) report on non-compliance, complaints, and notifications of summons and successful
                prosecutions:
                 • record of all non-compliance (exceedances) of the environmental quality performance
                    limits (Action and Limit levels);
                 • record of all complaints received (written or verbal) for each media, including
                    locations and nature of complaints, liaison and consultation undertaken, actions and
                    follow-up procedures taken, results and summary;
                 • record of all notification of summons and successful prosecutions for breaches of
                    current environmental protection / pollution control legislation, including locations and
                    nature of the breaches, investigation, follow-up actions taken, results and summary;
                 • review of the reasons for and the implications of non-compliance, complaints,
                    summons and prosecutions including review of pollution sources and working
                    procedures; and
                 • description of the actions taken in the event of non-compliance and deficiency
                    reporting and any follow-up procedures related to earlier non-compliance.

          (viii) others
                • an account of the future key issues for the next three months as reviewed from the
                    works programme and works method statements;
                • advice on the solid and liquid waste management status; and
                • comments (for examples, effectiveness and efficiency of the mitigation measures),
                    recommendations (for example, any improvement in the EM&A programme) and
                    conclusions.

          Subsequent EM&A Reports

10.3.4    Subsequent monthly EM&A reports shall include the following:
          (i) executive summary (1 - 2 pages):
                •   breaches of Action and Limit levels;
                •   complaints log;
                •   notifications of any summons and successful prosecutions;
                •   reporting changes; and
                •   future key issues.
          (ii) basic Project information:
                •   Project organisation including key personnel contact names and telephone numbers;
                •   programme;
                •   management structure; and
                •   work undertaken during the month.
          (iii) environmental status:
                •   work undertaken during the month with illustrations (such as location of works, daily
                    excavation rate, etc.); and

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                •   drawing showing the Project area, any environmental sensitive receivers and the
                    locations of the monitoring and control stations.
          (iv) implementation status:
               advice on the implementation status of environmental protection and pollution control /
               mitigation measures, as recommended in the EIA Report for the Project, summarized in the
               updated implementation schedule.
          (v) monitoring results (in both hard and diskette copies) together with the following
              information:
                •   monitoring methodology;
                •   name of laboratory and types of equipment used and calibration details;
                •   parameters monitored;
                •   monitoring locations;
                •   monitoring date, time, frequency, and duration;
                •   weather conditions during the period;
                •   any other factors which might affect the monitoring results; and
                •   QA / QC results and detection limits.
          (vi) report on non-compliance, complaints, and notifications of summons and successful
               prosecutions:
                •   record of all non-compliance (exceedances) of the environmental quality performance
                    limits (Action and Limit levels);
                •   record of all complaints received (written or verbal) for each media, including
                    locations and nature of complaints, liaison and consultation undertaken, actions and
                    follow-up procedures taken, results and summary;
                •   record of all notification of summons and successful prosecutions for breaches of
                    current environmental protection / pollution control legislation, including locations and
                    nature of the breaches, investigation, follow-up actions taken, results and summary;
                •   review of the reasons for and the implications of non-compliance, complaints,
                    summons and prosecutions including review of pollution sources and working
                    procedures; and
                •   description of the actions taken in the event of non-compliance and deficiency
                    reporting and any follow-up procedures related to earlier non-compliance.
          (vii) others
                •   an account of the future key issues for the next three months as reviewed from the
                    works programme and works method statements;
                •   advice on the solid and liquid waste management status; and
                •   comments (for examples, effectiveness and efficiency of the mitigation measures),
                    recommendations (for example, any improvement in the EM&A programme) and
                    conclusions.
          (viii) appendix
                •   Action and Limit levels;
                •   graphical plots of trends of monitored parameters at key stations over the past four
                    reporting periods for representative monitoring stations annotated against the following:
                         a) major activities being carried out on site during the period;
                         b) weather conditions during the period; and
                         c) any other factors that might affect the monitoring results.
                •   monitoring schedule for the present and next reporting period;

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                •   cumulative statistics on complaints, notifications of summons and successful
                    prosecutions; and
                •   outstanding issues and deficiencies.

10.4      Quarterly EM&A Summary Report

10.4.1    A quarterly EM&A summary report of around five pages shall be produced and shall contain at
          least the following information. The quarterly EM&A report shall be prepared and submitted
          within 10 working days of the end of each reporting quarter.
          (i) executive summary (1 - 2 pages);
          (ii) basic Project information including a synopsis of the project organisation, programme,
               contacts of key management, and the work undertaken during the quarter;
          (iii) a brief summary of EM&A requirements including:
                •   monitoring parameters;
                •   environmental quality performance limits (Action and Limit levels); and
                •   environmental mitigation measures, as recommended in the EIA Report for the Project;
          (iv) advice on the implementation status of environmental protection and pollution control /
               mitigation measures, as recommended in the EIA Report for the Project, summarised in the
               updated implementation schedule;
          (v) drawings showing the Project area, any environmental sensitive receivers and the locations
              of the monitoring and control stations;
          (vi) graphical plots of any trends of monitored parameters over the past four months (the last
               month of the previous quarter and the present quarter) for representative monitoring stations
               annotated against the following:
                •   the major activities being carried out on site during the period;
                •   weather conditions during the period; and
                •   any other factors which might affect the monitoring results;
          (vii) advice on the solid and liquid waste management status;
          (viii) a summary of non-compliance (exceedances) of the environmental quality performance
                limits (Action and Limit levels);
          (ix) a brief review of the reasons for and the implications of any non-compliance, including a
               review of pollution sources and working procedures;
          (x) a summary description of actions taken in the event of non-compliance and any follow-up
              procedures related to any earlier non-compliance;
          (xi) a summarised record of all complaints received (written or verbal) for each media, liaison
               and consultation undertaken, actions and follow-up procedures taken;
          (xii) comments (for examples, a review of the effectiveness and efficiency of the mitigation
                measures and the performance of the environmental management system, that is, of the
                overall EM&A programme); recommendations (for example, any improvement in the
                EM&A programme) and conclusions for the quarter; and
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10.5      Final EM&A Review Report

10.5.1    The final EM&A report shall be prepared and submitted within one month after the completion
          of post-Project monitoring, and it should contain at least the following information:
          (i) executive summary (1 - 2 pages);
          (ii) drawings showing the Project area, any environmental sensitive receivers and the locations
               of the monitoring and control stations;
          (iii) basic Project information including a synopsis of the project organisation, contacts of key
                management, and the work undertaken during the course of the Project or past twelve
                months;
          (iv) a brief summary of EM&A requirements including:
                •   environmental mitigation measures, as recommended in the EIA Report for the Project;
                •   environmental quality performance limits (Action and Limit levels);
                •   all monitoring parameters; and
                •   event-action plans.
          (v) a summary of the implementation status of environmental protection and pollution control /
              mitigation measures, as recommended in the EIA Report for the Project, summarised in the
              updated implementation schedule ;
          (vi) graphical plots and the statistical analysis of the trends of monitored parameters over the
               course of the Project, including the post-project monitoring for all monitoring stations
               annotated against the following:
                •   the major activities being carried out on site during the period;
                •   weather conditions during the period; and
                •   any other factors which might affect the monitoring results;
          (vii) a summary of non-compliance (exceedances) of the environmental quality performance
                limits (Action and Limit levels);
          (viii) a review of the reasons for and the implications of non-compliance including review of
                pollution sources and working procedures as appropriate;
          (ix) a description of the actions taken in the event of non-compliance;
          (x) a summary record of all complaints received (written or verbal) for each media, liaison and
              consultation undertaken, actions and follow-up procedures taken;
          (xi) a summary record of notifications of summons and successful prosecutions for breaches of
               the current environmental protection / pollution control legislation, locations and nature of
               the breaches, investigation, follow-up actions taken and results;
          (xii) a review of the validity of EIA predictions and identification of shortcomings in EIA
                recommendations;
          (xiii) comments (for examples, a review of the effectiveness and efficiency of the mitigation
                measures and a review of the performance of the environmental management system, that is,
                of the overall EM&A programme); and
          (xiv) recommendations and conclusions (for example, a review of success of the overall
               EM&A programme to cost-effectively identify deterioration and to initiate prompt effective
               mitigatory action when necessary).




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10.6      Data Keeping

10.6.1    No site-based documents (such as monitoring field records, laboratory analysis records, site
          inspection forms, etc.) are required to be included in the monthly EM&A reports. However, any
          such document shall be well kept by the ET Leader and be ready for inspection upon request.
          All relevant information shall be clearly and systematically recorded in the document.
          Monitoring data shall also be recorded in magnetic media form, and the software copy must be
          available upon request. Data format shall be agreed with the EPD and AFCD. All documents
          and data shall be kept for at least one year following completion of the construction contract.

10.7      Interim Notifications of Environmental Quality Limit Exceedances

10.7.1    With reference to the Event and Action Plan, when the environmental quality performance
          limits are exceeded, the ET Leader shall immediately notify the IC(E), EPD and AFCD, as
          appropriate. The notification shall be followed up with advice to IC(E), EPD and AFCD on the
          results of the investigation, proposed actions and success of the actions taken, with any
          necessary follow-up proposals.

10.7.2    Sample template for the interim notifications is presented in Appendix B.




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                           Appendix A
                      Implementation Schedule




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A15      IMPLEMENTATION SCHEDULE OF THE PROPOSED MITIGATION MEASURES

Table 15.1        Implementation Schedule of Air Quality Measures

  EIA      EM&A                                                                                                                        Implementation        Relevant
  Ref       Ref                   Environmental Protection Measures*                      Location / Timing    Implementation Agent       Stages**         Legislation &
                                                                                                                                      D      C       O      Guidelines
 Air Quality - Construction Phase
 4.7.1               In order that nuisance to air sensitive receivers is minimized, it   Work site / during      All contractors            √            EIAO-TM, APCO,
                     is important to minimize dust emissions from construction             construction                                                     Air Pollution
                     activities including cut and fill operations and trucks                                                                                  Control
                     movements on haul road.                                                                                                             (Construction Dust)
                                                                                                                                                             Regulation
                      Dust control techniques should be considered to control dust to
                      a level not exceeding the AQOs as well as the 1-hour TSP
                      guideline level. These measures include:

                        •   Adoption of good site practices;
                        •   Avoid practices likely to raise dust level;
                        •   Frequent cleaning and damping down of stockpiles, dusty
                            areas of the Site and the haul roads;
                        •   Reduce the speed of the vehicles (say 10 kph) on the haul
                            road;
                        •   Reducing drop height during material handling;
                        •   Provision of wheel-washing facilities for Site vehicles
                            leaving the Site;
                        •   Regular plant maintenance to minimize exhaust emission;
                        •   Sweep up dust and debris at the end of each shift; and
                        •   If concrete batching plant or rock crushing plant is
                            planned to used, a license from EPD may be required
                            depending on the total silo capacity since they are
                            specified processes under the APCO. Modern plant
                            should be designed to limit emissions.

 4.7.2                Providing watering four times a day for dust suppression.           Work site / during      All contractors            √            EIAO-TM, APCO,
                                                                                          construction                                                      Air Pollution
                                                                                                                                                              Control
                                                                                                                                                         (Construction Dust)
                                                                                                                                                             Regulation



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  Ref       Ref                     Environmental Protection Measures*                         Location / Timing          Implementation Agent                  Stages**        Legislation &
                                                                                                                                                            D      C       O     Guidelines
 Air Quality - Operational Phase
 4.8.2              N/A
 *      All recommendations and requirements resulted during the course of EIA Process, including ACE and/or accepted public comment to the proposed project.
**      D=Design, C=Construction, O=Operation
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 Table 15.2      Implementation Schedule of Water Quality Control Measures

                                                                                                          Location                                  Implementation      Relevant
EIA Ref       EM&A                                                                                                           Implementation Agent      Stages**
                                        Environmental Protection Measures*                          (duration/completion                                             Legislation and
               Ref
                                                                                                        of measures)                                D     C    O       Guidelines
Water Quality - Construction Phase
                       Proposed 18 holes Golf Course Layout Design                                  Work site / During the      All contractors           √          ProPECC PN
                                                                                                     construction period                                             1/94; WPCO;
6.11.4                 20 m buffer zones on both sides of the streams will be demarcated as a                                                                        TM-Effluent
                       preventative mitigation measure to reduce the disturbance during                                                                              Standards for
                       construction phase of the golf course except for the portions of Streams A                                                                    Effluents
                       which is of low ecological value and an old tributary of Stream B. On                                                                         Discharged into
                       one side of part of the Stream B, the buffer zone would be reduced to 5m.                                                                     Drainage and
                                                                                                                                                                     Sewerage
6.11.5                 For the construction activity which is unavoidable near natural streams                                                                       Systems, Inland
                       (within the buffer zone), mainly the construction of crossings,                                                                               and Coastal
                       preventative mitigation measures during the construction stage should be                                                                      Water
                       follow by the Contractor, they are shown as follows:

                            The proposed works site inside or in the proximity of natural
                            streams should be temporarily isolated, through by placement of
                            sandbags or silt curtains and properly supported by props, to prevent
                            adverse impacts on the stream water qualities;
                            The natural bottom and existing flow in the stream should be
                            preserved to avoid disturbance to the stream habitats;
                            No direct and indirect discharge into the natural stream is allowed
                            from any construction work activities;
                            Stockpiling of construction material, if any, should be properly
                            covered and located away from any natural stream;
                            Monitor rain forecast closely and cover any exposed spoil when
                            rainstorms are forecated. Debris should be properly disposed of
                            before rainstorm to avoid any inadvertent wash away into the
                            stream; and
                            Removal of existing vegetation alongside the stream should be
                            avoided. When disturbance to vegetation is unavoidable, all
                            disturbed areas should be hydroseeded or planted with suitable
                            vegetation to blend in with the natural environmental upon
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EIA Ref   EM&A                                                                                                        Implementation Agent      Stages**
                                 Environmental Protection Measures*                          (duration/completion                                             Legislation and
           Ref
                                                                                                 of measures)                                D     C    O       Guidelines
                  Runoff and Drainage Management                                             Work site / During the      All contractors           √          ProPECC PN
                                                                                              construction period                                             1/94; WPCO;
6.11.13             Diversion of upstream flows around the works areas for stream                                                                             TM-Effluent
                     crossings and underground pipes: To minimize the impact of                                                                               Standards for
                     upstream runoff on the Works area by preventing storm flows                                                                              Effluents
                     reaching the work areas. This will be done through provision of                                                                          Discharged into
                     upstream cut-off drains to intercept the flows and divert them around                                                                    Drainage and
                     the Works area. It would convey flows to downstream stream                                                                               Sewerage
                     courses, or other elements of temporary drainage systems (such as                                                                        Systems, Inland
                     storage facilities).                                                                                                                     and Coastal
                                                                                                                                                              Water
                    Temporary covering the works areas during severe storm events:
                     Significant rainstorm events can be reasonably well forecast and
                     when heavy rain is predicted, mitigation measures should be
                     provided for the vulnerable areas by using tarpaulins, plastic sheets
                     or other temporary covering to protect works area and minimize
                     damage and erosion. It is recommended not to cover the newly
                     establishment grass areas, and if unavoidable, this should only to be
                     done on a short term basis (less than 24 hours).

                    Silt traps and sedimentation tanks for main discharge routes form
                     works area: Sufficient and suitably sized silt traps and/or
                     sedimentation tanks should be provided at the downstream ends of
                     the systems to remove suspended solids prior to discharge. The
                     discharge water quality shall be compliant with the TM on Standards
                     for Effluents Discharged into Drainage and Sewerage Systems,
                     Inland and Coastal Waters under the WPCO. The required volume
                     of the sedimentation tanks will depend on the catchment area served.
                     Multiple tanks in series may also be required where runoff might be
                     expected to be silty.

                     The design details of the temporary drainage system at turf
                    establishment area follow the same principles of the permanent
                    drainage system. However the component pipes, tanks, lakes and/or
                    pumps may differ in size, shape, location, etc. from that of the
                    permanent system, dependent upon the temporary runoff areas as
                    compared with those of the permanent system. Additionally or



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           Ref
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                    alternatively, the temporary drainage system may consist of other
                    methods to control soil erosion and/or to facilitate the collection of
                    surface water runoff.

                    The temporary drainage system will function during the period of time
                    in which the permanent system is not yet completed.                This
                    circumstance will arise from the fact that the golf holes, inclusive of
                    the permanent drainage system, will be constructed individually. As a
                    result, the permanent drainage system may not be completed in its
                    entirety until connection is made from each respective golf hole area
                    to the lake/reservoir. As the permanent drainage system is completed
                    for each hole, the corresponding temporary system will be
                    decommissioned and reused elsewhere.

                    The temporary drainage system will be in use until the permanent
                    system is functional in a given area. Once the permanent system is
                    functional in a given area, the temporary system will be
                    decommissioned and, wherever possible, the components re-used in
                    another temporary drainage system installed elsewhere.        It is
                    anticipated that the maximum duration of use for the temporary
                    drainage system in any given area will be one-year.

                    The storage tanks and/or lakes will be designed to segregate
                    suspended solids (or pollutants as may be the case in plant/equipment
                    storage and refueling areas) as may be necessary by contract
                    requirements and reuse.

                    No irrigation, fertilizer and pesticide applications to the turf would be
                     permitted during rainstorm events or when heavy rainstorm is
                     predicted 24 hours before the application.

                    Runoff from materials storage areas, particularly fuel and chemicals
                     storage area should be separated from the main drainage systems
                     (bunded, if necessary) and provided with dedicated facilities
                     throughout the construction period, such as petrol interceptors.




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           Ref
                                                                                                   of measures)                              D     C    O       Guidelines
6.11.14           The Contractor shall follow good site practices and be responsible for the
                  design, construction, operation, and maintenance of all the mitigation
                  measures as specified in ProPECC PN1/94 on construction site drainage
                  through the construction period. These practices include:

                       Temporary ditches should be provided to facilitate run-off
                       discharge into appropriate watercourses, via a silt retention pond.
                       All drainage facilities and erosion and sediment control structures
                       should be inspected monthly and maintained to ensure proper and
                       efficient operation at all times.
                       Excavation of soil that cannot be avoided during the wet season,
                       and exposed surface or open stockpiles should be covered with
                       tarpaulin or other means. Other measures that need to be
                       implemented before, during and after rainstorms are summarized in
                       ProPECC PN1/94.
                       Exposed soil areas should be minimized to reduce potential for
                       increase siltation and contamination of runoff.
                       Earthwork final surfaces should be well compacted and subsequent
                       permanent work (turf establishment) should be immediately
                       performed.
                       The Contractor shall contain within the site all surface runoff
                       generated from the construction works, concreting works, dust
                       control and vehicle washing, etc.
                       The Contractor shall arrange other measures, such as provision of
                       sand bags or temporary diversion systems to prevent washing away
                       of soil, silt or debris into any nearby natural streams. Any runoff
                       shall be diverted into appropriate sediment traps before discharging
                       to the nearby drainage system. The discharge water quality shall be
                       compliant with the TM on Standards for Effluents Discharged into
                       Drainage and Sewerage Systems, Inland and Coastal Waters under
                       the WPCO.
                       The Contractor shall observe and comply with the Water Pollution
                       Control Ordinance (WPCO) and its subsidiary regulations by
                       implementing environmental protection measures (such as the use
                       of silt traps) and preventing any point or non-point source of
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EIA Ref   EM&A                                                                                                             Implementation Agent      Stages**
                                   Environmental Protection Measures*                             (duration/completion                                             Legislation and
           Ref
                                                                                                      of measures)                                D     C    O       Guidelines
                  Concrete bridge construction                                                    Work site / During the      All contractors           √          ProPECC PN
                                                                                                   construction period                                             1/94; WPCO;
6.11.15           No work is allowed to come into contact with the underlying stream bed                                                                           TM-Effluent
                  during the concrete bridge construction. During the construction of                                                                              Standards for
                  precast concrete bridge, if necessary, precaution measures should be                                                                             Effluents
                  taken to ensure no potentially polluting liquid or solid wastes fall into the                                                                    Discharged into
                  stream. This is essential to avoid water quality impacts within                                                                                  Drainage and
                  ecologically sensitive streams.                                                                                                                  Sewerage
                                                                                                                                                                   Systems, Inland
6.11.16           The Contractor shall good site follow practices, including, but no limited                                                                       and Coastal
                  to::                                                                                                                                             Water

                        Construction work area for the precast concrete should be outside
                        the designated stream buffer zone area;
                        The designated work area for precast concrete work should be
                        covered to minimize the potential water runoff during rain from the
                        construction area;
                        All water used within the concrete work area should be collected,
                        stored and recycled to reduce resource consumption. Stormwater
                        runoff from the works areas fro precast concreting works should
                        drain under gravity towards a sedimentation basin. The overlying
                        water from the sedimentation basin should be recycled for reuse
                        within the plant. The deposited sediment should be dewatered and
                        the dry matter should require disposal off-site. No water should be
                        discharged outside the boundary of the precast concrete works area;
                        The use of tarpaulin sheet or other means (water impermeable
                        texture) should be placed beneath precast concrete beam level (must
                        be above the stream bed level) to capture any falling object during
                        installation of precast concrete bridge on the footings or abutments;
                        Prohibition of any direct and indirect discharge into the streams;
                        The concrete bridge and footings of abutments must be completely
                        above the high water mark;
                        All equipment and machinery must be free of leaks or excess oil
                        and grease;
                        Equipment refueling or servicing or storage of fuel must be
                        undertaken at a minimum of 30 meters from the stream;
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           Ref
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                       by use of silt fence, fiber rolls, gravel bags and other effective
                       means;
                       All bare soil (abutment slope or temporary stockpile) must be
                       covered with tarpaulin or other means before forecast rain; and
                       Wash out concrete trucks or pumps only into designated washout
                       pits.

                  Dredging during Construction of Desalination Plant’s intake and outfall      Work site / During the      All contractors           √          ProPECC PN
                                                                                                construction period                                             1/94; WPCO;
6.11.19           The intake and outfall pipelines will be constructed by dredging the                                                                          TM-Effluent
                  seabed to form a trench and backfilled with a layer of bedding material                                                                       Standards for
                  (quarry run stone) before putting the pipelines in place. Once in place,                                                                      Effluents
                  the pipelines are covered with layers of rock armour on top of the                                                                            Discharged into
                  pipelines to protect the pipelines against damage by wave action. The                                                                         Drainage and
                  alternative backfilling material is from rock excavated during site                                                                           Sewerage
                  formation if suitable.                                                                                                                        Systems, Inland
                                                                                                                                                                and Coastal
6.11.20           The materials used for the backfilling at the intake and outfall pipelines                                                                    Water
                  are stone and rock armour only. Transfer of backfilling materials onto
                  the seabed from barge should be conducted by careful grabbing and
                  unloading to seabed (to minimize sediment migration), thereby minimize
                  impacts on water quality to nearby water sensitive receivers. As a
                  preventative measures, silt curtain will also be required during the
                  backfilling activities. The expected backfilling duration is approximate 2
                  months.

6.11.21           The Contractor shall use backhoe for dredging works at a water depth of
                  less than 2m and use close grab dredger for works with water depth of
                  more than 2m. The estimated dredging works is about 50m long (where
                  backhoe should be used for water less than 2m deep) and 70m long
                  (where close grab dredger should be used for water more than 2m deep).
                  Only one dredging method should be used at any one time.

6.11.22           In order to avoid pollution during dredging, transporting and dumping of
                  marine mud. Pollution avoidance measures shall include but not be
                  limited to the following:




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                  • The maximum daily dredging rate for closed grab dredger should be
                    45m3/day;
                  • The maximum daily dredging rate for backhoe should be 20m3/day;
                  • Silt curtain should be installed for any dredging methods to protect the
                    WSRs;
                  • Closed grabs or sealed grabs should only be used for locations with
                    water depths > 2m;
                  • Backhoe should only be used for locations with water depths < 2m;
                  • All equipment should be designed and maintained to minimise the risk
                    of silt and other contaminants being released into the water column or
                    deposited in locations other than designated location;
                  • Mechanical grabs should be designed and maintained to avoid spillage
                    and should seal tightly while being lifted;
                  • No trailing suction hopper dredgers would be deployed for the
                    dredging of marine mud;
                  • All vessels should be sized such that adequate clearance is maintained
                    between vessels and the sea bed at all states of the tide to ensure that
                    undue turbidity is not generated by turbulence from vessel movement
                    or propeller wash;
                  • All pipe leakages should be repaired promptly and plant shall not be
                    operated with leaking pipes;
                  • Before moving the vessels which are used for transporting dredged
                    materials excess material should be cleaned from the decks and
                    exposed fittings of vessels and the excess materials should never be
                    dumped into the sea except at the approved locations;
                  • Adequate freeboard should be maintained on barges to ensure that
                    decks are not washed by wave action;
                  • The Contractor should monitor all vessels transporting material to
                    ensure that no dumping outside the approved location takes place. The
                    contractor should keep and produce logs and other records to
                    demonstrate compliance and that journey times are consistent with
                    designated locations and copies of such records should be submitted
                    to the engineer;
                  • All bottom dumping vessels should be fitted with tight fitting seals to
                    their bottom openings to prevent leakage of material;
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                    splashing of dredged material to the surrounding water, and vessels
                    should not be filled to a level which will cause overflowing of
                    material or polluted water during loading or transportation; and
                  • The engineer may monitor any or all vessels transporting material to
                    check that no dumping outside the approved location nor loss of
                    material during transportation takes place. The contractor should
                    provide all reasonable assistance to the engineer for this purpose.

6.11.23           In addition, baseline water quality monitoring before commencement of
                  the marine works shall be carried out in the nearby waters to obtain
                  baseline information for subsequence monitoring. Regular and frequent
                  water quality monitoring shall be carried out throughout the whole
                  construction period to ensure the water quality during construction is well
                  within the established environmental guidelines and standards.

                  Silt Curtain

6.11.24           In order to minimize impacts during the whole construction period of
                  desalination plant’s intake and discharge outfall, silt curtains should be
                  utilized to minimize sediment migration. The Contractor shall be
                  responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of the silt
                  curtains to minimize the impacts on the water quality and the protection
                  of water sensitive receivers. The design and specification of the silt
                  curtains shall be submitted by the Contractor to the Engineer for
                  approval. Area of the silt curtain to enclose the works area should be
                  minimized in order to reduce the disturbance of ecological sensitive areas
                  nearby.
6.11.25
                  A typical suspended solids reduction of 75% can be achieved with the
                  incorporation of silt curtain. Two-layer silt curtains have generally been
                  used for dredging projects of larger scale to further ensure this reduction.
                  However, as the scale of proposed project is considered small, it is
                  recommended to use single layer silt curtain which can achieve a
                  minimum 75% suspended solids reduction.
6.11.26
                  Silt curtains shall be formed from tough, abrasion resistant, permeable
                  membranes, suitable for the purpose, supported on floating booms in such



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                  a way as to ensure that the sediment plume shall be restricted to within
                  the limit of the works area.
6.11.27
                  The silt curtain shall be formed and installed in such a way that tidal rise
                  and fall are accommodated, with the silt curtains always extending from
                  the surface to the bottom of the water column. The removal and
                  reinstallation of such curtains during typhoon conditions shall be as
                  agreed with the Director of Marine Department.
6.11.28
                  The Contractor shall regularly inspect the silt curtains and check that they
                  are moored and marked to avoid danger to marine traffic. Any damage to
                  the silt curtain shall be repaired by the Contractor promptly and the works
                  shall be stopped until the repair is effected to the satisfaction of the
                  Engineer.
                  General Construction Activities                                                Work site / During the      All contractors           √          ProPECC PN
                                                                                                  construction period                                             1/94; WPCO;
6.11.29           Debris and refuse generated on-site should be collected, handled and                                                                            TM-Effluent
                  disposed of properly to avoid entering adjacent watercourse. Stockpiles                                                                         Standards for
                  of construction materials should be kept covered when not being used.                                                                           Effluents
                                                                                                                                                                  Discharged into
6.11.30           Oils and fuels should only be stored/handled in designated areas with                                                                           Drainage and
                  pollution prevention facilities. Oil interceptors need to be regularly                                                                          Sewerage
                  inspected and cleaned to avoid wash-out of oil during storm conditions.                                                                         Systems, Inland
                                                                                                                                                                  and Coastal
6.11.31           Contractor should provide a safe storage area for chemicals on site. The                                                                        Water
                  Contractor is required to register as a chemical waster producer if
                  chemical wastes would be produced from the construction activities.

6.11.32           All fuel tanks should be provided with locks and be sited on sealed areas
                  within bunds of capacity equal to 110% of the storage capacity of the
                  largest tank.

6.11.33           Good housekeeping practices and staff training are required to minimize
                  careless spillage and keep the work space in a tidy and clean conditions at
                  all times. Accidental spillage of chemicals in the works area would
                  directly affect the aquatic environment. It is recommended that the
                  Contractor should develop management procedures for chemical and



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                                                                                                      Location                                  Implementation      Relevant
EIA Ref   EM&A                                                                                                           Implementation Agent      Stages**
                                   Environmental Protection Measures*                           (duration/completion                                             Legislation and
           Ref
                                                                                                    of measures)                                D     C    O       Guidelines
                  implement an emergency plan to deal with chemical spillage in case of an
                  accident.

6.11.34           Disposal of chemical wastes should be carried out in compliance with the
                  Waste Disposal Ordinance. The chemical waste should be transported to
                  a facility licensed to receive chemical waste, such as the Chemical Waste
                  Treatment Facility at Tsing Yi. The Code of Practice on the Packaging,
                  Labelling and Storage of Chemical Wastes details the requirements to
                  deal with chemical wastes.
                  On-Site Sewage Effluents                                                      Work site / During the       All contractors          √          ProPECC PN
                                                                                                 construction period                                             1/94; WPCO;
6.11.35           In order to prevent sewage effluents affecting water courses, the                                                                              TM-Effluent
                  following mitigation measures should be provided by the Contractor:-                                                                           Standards for
                                                                                                                                                                 Effluents
                   •    Temporary sanitary facilities, such as portable chemical toilets,                                                                        Discharged into
                        should be employed on-site to handle sewage from the workforce;                                                                          Drainage and
                   •    The toilet facilities should be more than 30 m from any                                                                                  Sewerage
                        watercourse;                                                                                                                             Systems, Inland
                   •    Temporary storage tank should be provided to collect wastewater                                                                          and Coastal
                        from kitchens or canteen, if any;                                                                                                        Water
                   •    A licensed waste collector should be deployed to clean the chemical
                        toilets on a regular basis which will be and disposed of at
                        government sewage treatment facilities;
                   •    Regular environmental audit on the construction site can provide an
                        effective control of any malpractices and can achieve continual
                        improvement of environmental performance on site.             It is
                        anticipated that sewage generation during the construction phase of
                        the project would not cause water pollution problem after
                        undertaking all required measures; and
                   •    Notices should be posted at conspicuous locations to remind the
                        workers not to discharge any sewage or wastewater into the nearby
                        environment during the construction phase of the project.

                  Concrete batching plant                                                       Work site / During the   All contractors             √           ProPECC     PN
                                                                                                construction period                                              1/94;  WPCO;
6.11.36           All water used within the concrete batching plant will be collected, stored                                                                    TM-Effluent




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                                                                                                         Location                                Implementation      Relevant
EIA Ref   EM&A                                                                                                            Implementation Agent      Stages**
                                   Environmental Protection Measures*                              (duration/completion                                           Legislation and
           Ref
                                                                                                       of measures)                              D     C    O       Guidelines
                  and recycled to reduce resource consumption. This includes water used                                                                           Standards     for
                  in the concrete batching process, truck cleaning, yard washing and dust                                                                         Effluents
                  suppression spraying. All spent dust suppression effluent will be                                                                               Discharged into
                  collected and recycled. To minimize the potential water quality impacts                                                                         Drainage     and
                  that may generate from the concrete batching plant, a drainage system                                                                           Sewerage
                  should be provided in this site. The batching plant area should be                                                                              Systems, Inland
                  channelled to collect concrete washings for further treatment before reuse                                                                      and       Coastal
                  on-site and prevent concrete washings from directly entering the any                                                                            Water
                  stream or seawater. Site runoff should also be collected through the
                  drainage system. To minimize the generation of contaminated site runoff
                  from concrete production area, the concrete batching plant should be
                  sheltered.

6.11.37           Concrete washings and site runoff should be pumped to a wastewater
                  treatment system with a sedimentation unit for removal of suspended
                  solids such as waste concrete particles, silt and grit in order to achieve the
                  discharge standards. pH adjustment should also be applied if the pH
                  value of the collected concrete washings and site runoff is higher than the
                  pH range specified in the discharge licence. This can be achieved by
                  adding neutralizing regents, i.e. acidic additive. A discharge licence
                  should be applied from EPD for discharge of effluent from the site.
                  Analysis of effluent quality may be required as one of the licensing
                  conditions of the discharge licence. The Contractor should collect effluent
                  samples at the final discharge point in accordance with the required
                  sampling frequency to test the specified water quality parameters. The
                  quality of the discharged effluent should comply with the discharge
                  licence requirements. It is recommended to reuse the treated effluent for
                  dust suppression and general cleaning on site, wherever possible.

6.11.38           The drainage system should be maintained on a regular basis to remove
                  the deposits on the channels. The sedimentation and pH adjustment
                  systems should also be checked and maintained by competent persons to
                  ensure that the systems are functioning properly at all times.

6.11.39           The deposited sediment will be dewatered and the dry matter will require
                  disposal off-site. The estimated maximum concentrate batching operation
                  period during construction is 20 months.



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EIA Ref       EM&A                                                                                                                         Implementation Agent         Stages**
                                              Environmental Protection Measures*                               (duration/completion                                                   Legislation and
               Ref
                                                                                                                   of measures)                                      D     C    O       Guidelines

6.11.40                    Sand, gravel and other bulk materials will be delivered from the
                           production area by conveyor boats or derrick barges to the temporary
                           barging point, and the material will then be loaded onto dump trucks by
                           loaders and delivered to the on-site storage areas.

6.11.41                    Regular environmental inspections should be conducted to check the
                           environmental performance of daily operation. These inspections will
                           ensure proper installation and maintenance of pollution control measures,
                           such as checking of sedimentation basin, wastewater recycling facility
                           and enclosure of stockpiles, and the implementation of other mitigation
                           measures.

Water Quality - Operation Phase
6.11.45                Provide runoff filter system and biopesticides application at Hole 5 and                Golf course/During the        Golf course operator                √
                       Hole 6. Routine water quality monitoring of the filter system effluent                     operation phase
                       water quality on nutrient and pesticides removal performance during the
                       operation of the filter system will be required by the golf course operator
                       to ensure the filter systems function properly.
*         All recommendations and requirements resulted during the course of EIA/EA Process, including ACE and/or accepted public comment to the proposed project.
**        Des - Design, C = Construction, O = Operation
N/A       Not applicable




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Table 15.3       Implementation Schedule of Waste Management Measures

                                                                                                                                  Implementation Stages       Relevant
  EIA      EM&A                       Environmental Protection Measures*                           Location /                             **                Legislation &
                                                                                                                Implementation
  Ref       Ref                                                                                     Timing                         D       C        O        Guidelines
                                                                                                                    Agent
 Waste Management - Construction Phase
 7.7.2            Good site practice to minimize solid waste generation, including:             Work site /     All Contractors            √              WDO; Public
                        nomination of approved personnel, such as a site manager, to be         During the                                                Health and
                        responsible for good site practices, and making arrangements for        construction                                              Municipal Services
                        collection of all wastes generated at the site and effective disposal   period                                                    Ordinance; The
                        to an appropriate facility;                                                                                                       Land
                        training of site personnel in proper waste management and chemical                                                                (Miscellaneous
                        waste handling procedures;                                                                                                        Provisions)
                        provision of sufficient waste disposal points and regular collection                                                              Ordinance; ETWB
                        for disposal;                                                                                                                     TCW NO. 15/2003.
                        appropriate measures to minimise windblown litter and dust during
                        transportation of waste by either covering trucks or by transporting
                        wastes in enclosed containers;
                        regular cleaning and maintenance programme for drainage systems,
                        sumps and oil interceptors;
                        a Waste Management Plan should be prepared and should be
                        submitted to the Engineer for approval. One may make reference to
                        ETWB TCW No. 15/2003 for details; and
                        a recording system for the amount of wastes generated, recycled
                        and disposed (including the disposal sites) should be proposed.
 7.7.4            Good management and control can prevent the generation of significant         Work site /     All Contractors            √              WDO; Public
                  amounts of waste. Waste reduction is best achieved at the planning and        During the                                                Health and
                  design stage, as well as by ensuring the implementation of good site          construction                                              Municipal Services
                  practices. Recommendations to achieve waste reduction include:                period                                                    Ordinance; The
                      segregation and storage of different types of waste in different                                                                    Land
                      containers, skips or stockpiles to enhance reuse or recycling of                                                                    (Miscellaneous
                      materials and their proper disposal;                                                                                                Provisions)
                      separate labelled bins shall be provided to segregate aluminium cans                                                                Ordinance; ETWB
                      from other general refuse generated by the work force, and to                                                                       TCW NO. 15/2003.
                      encourage collection of by individual collectors;
                      any unused chemicals or those with remaining functional capacity
                      shall be recycled;
                      maximising the use of reusable steel formwork to reduce the amount
                      of C&D material;



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  EIA    EM&A                     Environmental Protection Measures*                               Location /                             **                Legislation &
                                                                                                                Implementation
  Ref     Ref                                                                                       Timing                         D       C        O        Guidelines
                                                                                                                    Agent
                     prior to disposal of C&D waste, it is recommended that wood, steel
                     and other metals shall be separated for re-use and / or recycling to
                     minimise the quantity of waste to be disposed of to landfill;
                     proper storage and site practices to minimise the potential for
                     damage or contamination of construction materials;
                     plan and stock construction materials carefully to minimise amount
                     of waste generated and avoid unnecessary generation of waste;
                     minimize over ordering of concrete, mortars and cement grout by
                     doing careful check before ordering.
                 Site Clearance Waste                                                           Work site /     All Contractors            √              WDO; Public
 7.7.6           Scrub and other vegetation will be stripped for the tees, fairways, greens     During the                                                Health and
                 and access roads. The normal route for disposal for such material is           construction                                              Municipal Services
                 landfill but in this case it is proposed that vegetation is passed through a   period                                                    Ordinance ; The
                 "chipper" to break down the material into a medium that can be used as                                                                   Land
                 mulch / compost and provide a seed-bank for natural hydroseeding of                                                                      (Miscellaneous
                 exposed areas.                                                                                                                           Provisions)
                                                                                                                                                          Ordinance; ETWB
 7.7.7           Non-inert materials should be kept separate and reused on-site as fill in                                                                TCW NO. 15/2003.
                 preference to disposal at public filling areas which are operated by
                 CEDD or disposal at landfill.
                 Excavated Materials                                                            Work site /     All Contractors            √              WDO; Public
 7.7.8           Material generated during open cut works, and access route formation           During the                                                Health and
                 will comprise rock and soil and all this material will be reused in the site   construction                                              Municipal Services
                 shaping process. It is anticipated that there will be no material requiring    period                                                    Ordinance; The
                 disposal off-site in public filling areas.                                                                                               Land
                                                                                                                                                          (Miscellaneous
                                                                                                                                                          Provisions)
                                                                                                                                                          Ordinance; ETWB
                                                                                                                                                          TCW NO. 15/2003.
                 Construction and Demolition (C&D) Material                                     Work site /     All Contractors            √              WDO; Public
 7.7.9           The C&D material generated from the site formation and demolition              During the                                                Health and
                 works should be sorted on-site into inert C&D material and C&D waste.          construction                                              Municipal Services
                 In order to minimise the impact resulting from collection and                  period                                                    Ordinance; The
                 transportation of C&D material for off-site disposal, the excavated                                                                      Land
                 material comprising fill material should be reused on-site as backfilling                                                                (Miscellaneous
                                                                                                                                                          Provisions)
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  EIA     EM&A                    Environmental Protection Measures*                               Location /                             **                Legislation &
                                                                                                                Implementation
  Ref      Ref                                                                                      Timing                         D       C        O        Guidelines
                                                                                                                    Agent
                 should be reused or recycled and, as a last resort, disposed of to landfill.                                                             Ordinance; ETWB
                 A suitable area(s) should be designated within the site for temporary                                                                    TCW NO. 15/2003.
                 stockpiling of C&D material and to facilitate the sorting process. The
                 stockpiling/sorting area should be located far away from the identified
                 sensitive receivers.
                 Site fencing                                                                   Work site /     All Contractors            √              WBTC No.
 7.7.10          Some site fencing may be required. Attention should be paid to WBTC            During the                                                19/2001
                 No. 19/2001 which introduce a new policy requiring the use of metallic         construction
                 site hoardings and signboards in order to reduce the amount of timber          period
                 used on construction sites.
                 Chemical Waste                                                                 Work site /     All Contractors            √              Waste Disposal
 7.7.12          Where the construction processes produce chemical waste, the                   During the                                                (Chemical Waste)
                 Contractor must register with EPD as a Chemical Waste Producer.                construction                                              (General)
                 Wastes classified as chemical wastes are listed in the Waste Disposal          period                                                    Regulation
                 (Chemical Waste) (General) Regulation. These wastes are subject to
                 stringent disposal routes. EPD requires information on the particulars of
                 the waste generation processes including the types of waste produced,
                 their location, quantities and generation rates. A nominated contact
                 person must be provided.

 7.7.14          Hard standing surfaces draining via oil interceptors shall be provided in
                 works area compounds. Interceptors will be regularly emptied to prevent
                 release of oils and grease into the surface water drainage system after
                 accidental spillages. The interceptor should have a bypass to prevent
                 flushing during periods of heavy rain. Oil and fuel bunkers should be
                 bunded to prevent discharge due to accidental spillages or breaches of
                 tanks. Waste collected from any grease traps should be collected and
                 disposed of by a licensed contractor.

 7.7.15          Any construction plant which is likely to leak oil, should have absorbent
                 inert material e.g. sand, placed beneath it. This material should be
                 replaced on a regular basis and the contaminated material should be
                 stored in a designated, secure place. Any sand used for soaking oil waste
                 is classified as chemical waste and should be disposed of in accordance
                 with the Waste Disposal (Chemical Waste) (General) Regulations.




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  EIA     EM&A                    Environmental Protection Measures*                               Location /                             **                Legislation &
                                                                                                                Implementation
  Ref      Ref                                                                                      Timing                         D       C        O        Guidelines
                                                                                                                    Agent
 7.7.16          Lubricants and waste oils are likely to be generated during the
                 maintenance of vehicles and mechanical equipment. Used lubricants will
                 be collected and stored in individual containers which are fully labelled.
                 The containers should be stored in a designated secure place. If possible
                 such waste should be sent to oil recycling companies; there are also
                 companies which collect empty oil drums for reuse or refill.

 7.7.17          Oil and lubricant wastes are classified as chemical wastes, and if not
                 recycled, should be collected by licensed collector and should be treated
                 at the Chemical Waste Treatment Centre, Tsing Yi, or other sites
                 licensed for disposal of waste oil. A trip ticket system operates to control
                 the movement of such chemical waste and tickets have to be produced
                 upon the request of EPD.

 7.7.18          Some paints and solvents are classified as chemical waste and, if used on
                 site, will be subject to the stringent requirements of the Waste Disposal
                 (Chemical Waste) (General) Regulation. Empty paint cans should be
                 recycled or collected as waste. Any dry paint waste should be swept up
                 and collected in containers for disposal.

 7.7.19          No lubricants, oils, solvents or paint products should be allowed to
                 discharge into water courses, either by direct discharge, or as
                 contaminants carried in surface water runoff from the construction site.
 7.7.20          Sewage                                                                         Work site /     All Contractors            √              WDO; Public
                 An adequate number of portable toilets should be provided for the on-site      During the                                                Health and
                 construction workforce. The portable toilets shall be maintained in a          construction                                              Municipal Services
                 state that will not deter the workers from using them.                         period                                                    Ordinance; The
                                                                                                                                                          Land
                                                                                                                                                          (Miscellaneous
                                                                                                                                                          Provisions)
                                                                                                                                                          Ordinance; ETWB
                                                                                                                                                          TCW NO. 15/2003.
                 General Refuse                                                                 Work site /     All Contractors            √              WDO; Public
 7.7.21          General refuse should be stored in enclosed bins or compaction units           During the                                                Health and
                 separate from C&D material. A reputable waste collector should be              construction                                              Municipal Services
                 employed by the contractor to remove general refuse from the site,             period                                                    Ordinance; The




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                                                                                                                                                            Implementation Stages       Relevant
  EIA         EM&A                          Environmental Protection Measures*                                   Location /                                         **                Legislation &
                                                                                                                                    Implementation
  Ref          Ref                                                                                                Timing                                     D       C        O        Guidelines
                                                                                                                                        Agent
                         separately from C&D material. An enclosed and covered area is                                                                                              Land
                         preferred to reduce the occurrence of 'wind blown' light material.                                                                                         (Miscellaneous
                                                                                                                                                                                    Provisions)
 7.7.22                  Solid and liquid wastes will be generated by the construction workers                                                                                      Ordinance; ETWB
                         during the clearance/construction period. The refuse (mainly non-                                                                                          TCW NO. 15/2003.
                         recyclable materials) will be collected regularly in black refuse bags and
                         delivered to the existing solid waste disposal system and transferred to
                         landfill for disposal.
                         Marine Sediments                                                                   Marine Dredging         All Contractors                  √              ETWB TCW NO.
 7.7.23                  The basic requirements and procedures for dredged mud disposal are                 area / During the                                                       34/2002.
                         specified under the ETWB TCW No. 34/2002. The management of the                    construction
                         dredging, use and disposal of marine mud is monitored by the Marine                period
                         Fill Committee (MFC), while the licensing of marine dumping is the
                         responsibility of the Director of Environmental Protection (DEP). The
                         dredged marine sediments will be loaded onto barges and transported to
                         the designated disposal site.

 7.7.25           During transportation and disposal of the dredged marine sediments, the
                  following measures should be taken to minimise potential impacts on
                  water quality:
                       Bottom opening of barges shall be fitted with tight fitting seals to
                       prevent leakage of material. Excess material shall be cleaned from
                       the decks and exposed fittings of barges and hopper dredgers before
                       the vessel is moved.
                       Monitoring of the barge loading shall be conducted to ensure that
                       loss of material does not take place during transportation.
                       Transport barges or vessels shall be equipped with automatic self-
                       monitoring devices as specified by the DEP.
 Waste Management - Operation Phase
                         N/A
*         All recommendations and requirements resulted during the course of EIA Process, including ACE and/or accepted public comment to the proposed project.
**        D=Design, C=Construction, O=Operation
N/A       Not applicable




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Table 15.4      Implementation Schedule of Ecological Impact Measures

                                                                                                                               Implementation Stages
  EIA                                                                                                                                   C         O       Relevant
          EM&A                                                                    Location /                                    D
  Ref              Environmental Protection Measures*                                                   Implementation Agent                            Legislation &
           Ref                                                                     Timing
                                                                                                                                                         Guidelines

 Design Phase
                   Terrestrial Ecology
 8.6.22            The temporary drainage system, which would receive          Work site / During   All Contractor              √        √
                   flows from all areas subject to earth works, would          the construction
                   collect all site runoff. The collected runoff would be      period
                   retained for turf grass irrigation.
 8.7.3             Impacts to streams have been avoided during the design      Work site / During   All Contractor              √        √
 8.6.14            stage by designating buffer zones. Except tributary A2      the construction
                   and the old tributary B3 where short sections would be      period
                   culverted, other streams and tributaries will remain
                   intact. Except at crossings, there will be no direct
                   disturbance to the stream bed. To accommodate the
                   construction and golf hole design, the buffer zone of
                   tributary B2 will be reduced from 20m to 5m in one
                   area. The buffer zone at this section of tributary B2
                   would be temporary disturbed during site formation,
                   but will be reinstated after construction. Stream C will
                   be totally preserved by 20m buffer zones.

 8.6.36            A closed low flow drainage system is proposed to            Work site / During   All Contractor              √                 √
                   capture runoff by collecting surface water from the         the construction
                   majority of the proposed third golf course and pump it      period
                   back to the existing reservoir for reuse in irrigation.
                   The drainage system design and concept approach for
                   the proposed third golf course is similar to the existing
                   golf course, which has been seen as successful, to
                   minimize the impacts to nearby sensitive receivers.

                   Marine Ecology
 9.5.33            Five potentials sites were surveyed for the desalination    Temporary            All Contractor              √
                   plant and the temporary barging point. Two locations        barging point &
                   were chosen as recommended sites.                           Dredging
                                                                               area/Design phase




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  EIA                                                                                                                                      C         O       Relevant
          EM&A                                                                       Location /                                    D
  Ref                 Environmental Protection Measures*                                                   Implementation Agent                            Legislation &
           Ref                                                                        Timing
                                                                                                                                                            Guidelines

 9.7.7                To avoid impacts on hard coral colonies, a floating         Temporary            All Contractor              √        √
                      barging point (Figure 9.8) is proposed to replace the       barging point/
                      original design (baring point supported by piles)           During
                      (Figure 9.7). This could avoid any construction or          construction phase
                      damage on the shallow waters where the corals are
                      located. Impacts on corals would thus be avoided.
 9.7.10               Two plans of pipeline alignments were considered. The       Dredging area/       All Contractor              √        √
                      site selection survey results showed that coral colonies    During
                      and some sparsely distributed seagrass individuals were     construction phase
                      found about 80 m south of the pier. If pipeline
                      alignement plan 1 were selected, coral colonies and
                      seagrasses there might be impacted. The majority of
                      corals there were also un-transplantable. The second
                      plan was therefore preferred with respect to coral
                      conservation.
 9.8.7                A filter system is proposed to further improve the          Marsh/ During the    Golf course operator        √                 √
                      quality of the runoff from Hole 5 and part of the Hole 6.   construction phase
                      Nutrients and pesticides would be absorbed by the filter
                      system with the effectiveness ranging from 67-96%.
 Construction Phase
                      Terrestrial Ecology
 8.7.1                Haul roads would be located on future fairway and cart      Work site / During   All Contractor                       √
                      paths alignments to minimise temporary disturbance of       the construction
                      habitats.                                                   period
 8.7.2                To compensate loss of trees, a total of 42 trees will be    Work site / During   All Contractor                       √
                      transplanted and 967 trees (more than 3:1 ratio) will be    the construction
                      planted on the new golf course (see tree survey reports).   period
                      90% of these trees are native, while 76% of these will
                      be light to heavy standard trees, which will provide
                      instant breeding and foraging habitats for birds and
                      butterflies. The use of light to heavy standard trees is
                      more preferable to seedlings as bigger trees provide
                      habitats of higher structural complexity.




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  EIA                                                                                                                                  C         O       Relevant
          EM&A                                                                   Location /                                    D
  Ref            Environmental Protection Measures*                                                    Implementation Agent                            Legislation &
           Ref                                                                    Timing
                                                                                                                                                        Guidelines

 8.7.3           Impacts to streams have been avoided during the design       Work site / During   All Contractor                       √
                 stage by designating buffer zones. Except tributary A2       the construction
                 and the old tributary B3 where short sections would be       period
                 culverted, other streams and tributaries will remain
                 intact. Except at crossings at the two small pipe
                 culverts at the upstream part of tributary B2 and the
                 culvert bridge at the upstream part of tributary B1, there
                 will be no direct disturbance to the stream bed. To
                 accommodate the construction and golf hole design, the
                 buffer zone of tributary B2 will be reduced from 20m to
                 5m in one area. The buffer zone at this section of
                 tributary B2 would be temporary disturbed during site
                 formation, but will be reinstated after construction.
                 Stream C will be totally preserved by 20m buffer zones.
 8.7.4           Potential impacts due to site runoff would be reduced        Work site / During   All Contractor                       √
                 by scheduling most of the bulk site formation works          the construction
                 during the dry season of 2005-6 in order to avoid            period
                 excessive erosion.
 8.7.4           At locations of existing stream courses where                Stream crossing/     All Contractor                       √
                 construction works would be conducted, including the         During the
                 underground pipe culvert at tributary A2 and the old         construction
                 tributary B3, the two small pipe culverts at the             period
                 upstream part of B2 and the culvert bridge at the
                 upstream part of B1, bypass flow channel or pipes
                 would be provided before the commencement of
                 construction and maintain the stream flow until the
                 crossings and the underground pipe culvert are finished.
 8.6.39          Avoid disturbance of stream bed during the                   Stream crossing/     All Contractor                       √
                 construction of the permanent bridges by using precast       During the
                 unit of the bridge segments transported from other           construction
                 locations and installed to the proposed locations.           period
 8.7.4           Good site practice. Construction materials must be           Work site / During   All Contractor                       √
                 stored at locations away the stream courses. Site runoff     the construction
                 would be desilted in settling ponds to reduce the            period
                 potential for suspended sediments, organics and other
                 contaminants to enter stream and marine environment.



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  EIA                                                                                                                                    C         O       Relevant
          EM&A                                                                      Location /                                   D
  Ref              Environmental Protection Measures*                                                    Implementation Agent                            Legislation &
           Ref                                                                       Timing
                                                                                                                                                          Guidelines

 8.9      Table    Streams B, C, and D will be monitored monthly during         Stream B, C & D/     All Contractor                       √
          4.1      the construction phase to determine the status of            During the
                   Caridina trifasciata (shrimp) and Nanhaipotamon              construction phase
                   hongkongensis (freshwater crab). Stream condition will
                   be recorded with reference to the protective buffer
                   zone. Encroachment onto the buffer zone will be
                   reported to the ER/ET. Sheet piling will be installed at
                   the buffer zone perimeter as needed to prevent further
                   encroachment. Stream sedimentation will be reported
                   to the ER/ET, the agent causing sedimentation will be
                   discovered, and sedimentation will be stopped.
                   Marine Ecology
 9.7.22            The temporary drainage system, which would receive           Work site / During   All Contractor                       √
                   flows from all areas subject to earth works, would           the construction
                   collect all site runoff. The collected runoff would be       period
                   retained for turf grass irrigation.
 9.8.5             Dredging for the two pipelines for the desalination          Dredging area/       All Contractor                       √
                   plant would be require 50 days and would be scheduled        during dredging
                   to the extent possible from January to April 2006. This      period
                   would avoid the flowering season for the seagrass
                   Halophila ovalis, i.e. November and December (Fong
                   et al. 2005) and the spawning season for corals, i.e. July
                   to October (Lam 2000; Storlazzi, C. D. 2004).
 9.8.2    4.2.12   Coral colonies within the silt curtain, in particular the    Dredging             All Contractor                       √
                   79 colonies identified during the coral mapping survey,      area/Prior to
                   (see Appendix A9.2) would be transplanted. Prior to          dredging
                   commencement of any marine construction works for
                   the proposed project, the affected coral colonies would
                   be tagged using plastic labels and a number would be
                   assigned to each. The tagged corals in the dredging
                   area at D2 site will be transplanted to the bedrock area
                   about 80 m south of the ferry pier. All these
                   transplantation works should be conducted by
                   experienced marine ecologist(s) and should be
                   completed before the commencement of marine
                   construction works.



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          EM&A                                                                     Location /                                    D
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           Ref                                                                      Timing
                                                                                                                                                          Guidelines

 9.8.5            Silt curtains will be deployed during dredging for the       Dredging              All Contractor                       √
                  desalination plant. With the deployment of silt curtains     area/Prior to
                  around the dredging area for the desalination plant,         dredging
                  adverse water quality impacts associated with the
                  dredging and backfilling would be controlled to
                  acceptable levels.
 9.10.1   Table   Monitoring for transplanted corals: The transplanted         Coral                 All Contractor                       √
          4.1     coral colonies will be regularly checked by qualified        transplantation
                  marine ecologist quarterly for 1 year after                  site/ during the
                  transplantation. The presence, survival, and health          construction phase
                  conditions of the coral colonies will be recorded. The
                  ecological conditions of the transplantation sites will
                  also be reported. No action and limit level for
                  transplanted corals would be required.
                  All anchoring points/structures of the floating pier         Temporary             All Contractor                       √
                  would be located on the shore and/or at least 40m            barging point/
                  seaward to avoid the coral colonies at Site B2 which         during
                  are concentrated within the first 15m seaward from the       construction of the
                  coastline and none recorded over 35m seaward.                barging point
                  The location of the floating pier would also be shifted      Temporary             All Contractor                       √
                  from the original location for barging point at Zone 2       barging point/
                  and Zone 3 of the mapping area in Site B2 (see Figure        during the entire
                  2 in Appendix A9.2), to Zone 5 to further protect            construction phase
                  corals. Impacts to corals are not expected.
 9.10.3   Table   Natural corals would be monitored as a precautionary         Site C, B2, the       All Contractor                       √
          4.1     measure.      Prior to the commencement of all               bedrock at Site D2
                  construction works, a baseline monitoring on natural         and the Control
                  corals would be conducted. At each of the Site C, B2,        Site/ prior to
                  Site D2 (on the bedrock 80m south of the existing ferry      construction and
                  pier) and a Control Site near the AFCD’s Coral Buoy at       during the
                  Sharp Island, 20 undamaged natural coral colonies of         construction phase
                  significant size would be tagged by the marine
                  ecologist(s) to be approved by AFCD. Each of the
                  tagged coral colonies shall be identified to species level
                  and photographed. Information on location, size and
                  general condition of the surrounding environment will



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          EM&A                                                                    Location /                               D
  Ref             Environmental Protection Measures*                                               Implementation Agent                            Legislation &
           Ref                                                                     Timing
                                                                                                                                                    Guidelines

                  be recorded. Other information shall also be recorded
                  such as the survey date, time, climate, sea and tidal
                  conditions. Photos of the tagged corals would be used
                  for AFCD approval on coral selection. No less than 15
                  colonies would be selected for monitoring. Priority
                  shall be given to the largest colonies. Tags on the
                  excluded coral colonies will be removed at the first
                  impact monitoring.

                  Impact monitoring frequencies would be changed at
                  different stages. For the natural colonies at Site D2 (on
                  the bedrock) and the Control Site, monitoring will be
                  conducted weekly at the first two weeks of dredging
                  works for the desalination plant pipelines. If no
                  exceedance was recorded, the monitoring
                  schedule would be changed to biweekly till the
                  pipeline construction works are finished. The presence,
                  survival, and health conditions of the coral colonies
                  will be recorded. For the natural colonies at Site C, B2
                  and the Control Site, monitoring will be conducted
                  monthly for the first three months of the construction
                  phase. If no exceedance was recorded, the
                  monitoring schedule would be changed to
                  quarterly during the rest of the construction phase. For
                  each monitored coral colony, the percent of sediment
                  coverage, the colour and the thickness of the sediment,
                  the bleaching effect and live/dead ratio (the health
                  status of coral colony) shall be recorded.
 9.10.5   Table   Seagrasses at Site D3, and at Site D2 (if seagrasses are    Site D3 and      All Contractor                       √
          4.1     found at Site D2 during the baseline survey), would be      D2/during
                  monitored in conjunction with the coral monitoring at       construction
                  Site D2 (natural corals on bedrock). The construction
                  phase monitoring schedule would be the same as for
                  coral monitoring at Site D2, weekly during the first two
                  weeks of dredging works. After that, the monitoring
                  schedule would be changed to biweekly till the


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  EIA                                                                                                                                    C         O       Relevant
          EM&A                                                                     Location /                                    D
  Ref                Environmental Protection Measures*                                                  Implementation Agent                            Legislation &
           Ref                                                                      Timing
                                                                                                                                                          Guidelines

                     pipeline construction works are finished. The extent of
                     the seagrass beds, the coverage percentage and health
                     conditions of seagrasses will be recorded.
 Operational Phase
 8.                  Terrestrial Ecology
                     Terrestrial Ecology monitoring is not required.            N/A
 8.6.35              The environmentally-friendly turfgrass management          Golf                 Golf Course Operator                          √
                     practices and the comprehensive monitoring                 course/During the
                     programme currently applied in the existing golf course    operation phase
                     will be extended to the proposed third golf course as
                     well.      Based on this three-tier approach to
                     environmental protection, water quality impacts are not
                     anticipated.

                     Marine Ecology
 9.8.8               Biological methods will also be applied at Holes 5 and     Golf                 Golf Course Operator                          √
                     6. The proposed biological insecticide and fungicide       course/During the
                     products are all registered by AFCD. All are microbial     operation phase
                     or plant extracts, which are non-toxic to non-target
                     organisms according to USEPA information (see
                     Section 6 Water Quality Assessment). Chemical
                     methods will only be used when necessary. This could
                     significantly reduce the already low concentrations of
                     chemicals in the runoff from Holes 5 and 6.
 9.10.4   Table      Monitoring of the natural colonies at Site C, Site D2      Site C, B2, the      All Contractor                                √
          4.2        (on the bedrock 80 m south of the existing pier) and the   bedrock at Site D2
                     Control Site, would be conducted during the first two      and the Control
                     years of the operation phase. The monitoring               Site/ during the
                     schedule during the first three months would be            first two years of
                     monthly. If no exceedance was recorded, the                operation phase
                     monitoring schedule would be changed to semi-
                     annually, i.e. once in dry season and once in wet
                     season. The survival, and health conditions of the coral
                     colonies will be recorded. For each monitored coral
                     colony, the colour and the thickness of the sediment,



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  EIA                                                                                                                                                               C         O       Relevant
              EM&A                                                                            Location /                                                    D
  Ref                     Environmental Protection Measures*                                                           Implementation Agent                                         Legislation &
               Ref                                                                             Timing
                                                                                                                                                                                     Guidelines

                          the percent of sediment coverage, the bleaching effect
                          and live/dead ratio (the health status of coral colony)
                          shall be recorded. The need of any further monitoring
                          will be reviewed according to the monitoring results
                          after the second year monitoring. All tags on the
                          monitored corals must be removed after the monitoring.

 9.10.5      Table        During operation phase, the seagrass monitoring would           Site D3 and             All Contractor                                              √
             4.2          be conducted in conjunction with the coral monitoring           D2/during the first
                          at Site D2 (natural corals on bedrock). Seagrasses at           two years of
                          Site D3, and at Site D2 (if seagrasses are found at Site        operation phase
                          D2 during the baseline survey), would be monitored
                          during the first two years of the operation phase. The
                          monitoring schedule during the first three months
                          would be monthly. After that, the monitoring
                          schedule would be changed to semi-annually, i.e.
                          once in dry season and once in wet season. The extent
                          of the seagrass beds, the coverage percentage and
                          health conditions of seagrasses will be recorded. The
                          need of any further monitoring will be reviewed
                          according to the monitoring results after the second
                          year monitoring.

 *        All recommendations and requirements resulted during the course of EIA Process, including ACE and/or accepted public comment to the proposed project.
**        D=Design, C=Construction, O=Operation
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Table 15.5           Implementation Schedule of Fisheries Impact Measures

                                                                                                                                                            Implementation
 EIA          EM&A                                                                                                                                          Stages**         Relevant Legislation &
                           Environmental Protection Measures*                                         Location / Timing       Implementation Agent
 Ref          Ref                                                                                                                                                            Guidelines
                                                                                                                                                             D     C     O
                           Construction phase
 10.8.2                    In addition to the temporary drainage system which would collect           Work site / During      All Contractor                       √
                           site runoff for re-use for irrigation, site runoff would also be           the construction
                           controlled by general site practices during the construction               period
                           period.
 10.8.3                    Silt curtains will be deployed during dredging for the desalination        Work site / During      All Contractor                       √
                           plant.     With the deployment of silt curtains around the                 the construction
                           construction area, adverse water quality impacts associated with           period
                           the dredging and back-filling would be controlled.
 10.7.12                   The majority of the heavy construction works, in particular, the           Work site / During      All Contractor                       √
                           cut and fill earth works, would be conducted within the 2005-              the construction
                           2006 dry season.                                                           period
 10.10.1                   Monitoring during construction is not required.
                           Operational Phase
                           Monitoring during operation is not required.

 *        All recommendations and requirements resulted during the course of EIA Process, including ACE and/or accepted public comment to the proposed project.
**        D=Design, C=Construction, O=Operation
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Table 15.6       Implementation Schedule of Landscape and Visual Impact Measures

                                                                                                                            Implementation
  EIA       EM&A                                                                   Location /                                                    Relevant Legislation &
                              Environmental Protection Measures*                                    Implementation Agent      Stages **
  Ref        Ref                                                                    Timing                                                            Guidelines
                                                                                                                           D      C      O
 Landscape and Visual Impact - Construction Phase
 Table              MC1                                                          All site offices      All contractors           √           EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13              Site offices and construction yards:
                    -    Site offices and the construction yard shall be
                         decommissioned after construction.
                    Haul roads shall be decommissioned and restored with
                    hydroseeding works after construction.
 Table              MC2                                                          All site offices      All contractors           √           EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13              Height of site offices:
                    The height of site offices shall be controlled in order to
                    avoid visual impacts.
 Table              MC3                                                          All site office       All contractors           √           EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13              Hoarding and screening:                                      and
                    Where practical the site offices areas, construction yards   construction
                    and storage areas shall be screened using olive green        yard areas.
                    coated hoarding or vegetation around the peripheries of
                    the works area until the completion of relevant
                    construction phases.
 Table              MC4                                                          In all                All contractors           √             EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13              Construction plant and building material:                    construction
                    -    Shall be orderly and carefully stored in order to       yards.
                         appear neat and avoid visibility from outside where
                         practical;
                    -    Excess materials shall be removed from site as soon
                         as practical;
                    All construction plant shall be removed from site upon
                    completion of construction works.
 Table              MC5                                                          All                   All contractors           √             EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13              Construction light:                                          construction
                    -    To be oriented away from the viewing location of        lights.
                         VSRs; and
                    -    All lighting shall have frosted diffusers and
                         reflective covers.
                    While construction at night might be required from time



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  EIA    EM&A                                                                    Location /                                                 Relevant Legislation &
                         Environmental Protection Measures*                                     Implementation Agent      Stages **
  Ref     Ref                                                                     Timing                                                         Guidelines
                                                                                                                       D      C      O
                 to time, this should be controlled and minimised.
 Table           MC6                                                           All temporary       All contractors           √            EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13           Vegetation:                                                   construction
                 -    Temporary construction sites shall be restored to        sites.
                      standards as good as, or better than, the original
                      condition. In this respect, areas that are not covered
                      by golf course grassing works shall be hydro
                      seeded;
                 -    The potential for soil erosion shall be reduced at the
                      construction stage by minimizing the extent of
                      vegetation disturbance on site and providing a
                      protective cover over exposed ground; and
                 No plant or building materials shall be stored under the
                 dripline of retained trees and no vehicle movement or
                 other construction activities like washing, concrete
                 mixing etc shall be carried out under the dripline of
                 trees.
 Table           MT1                                                           As shown on         All contractors     √     √            EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13           Compensation for losses:                                      mitigation
                 -    The tree compensation to tree loss ratio shall be        measures
                      between 1:2 and 1:3;                                     plans.
                 At least 700 new trees shall have be of light standard or
                 larger size.
 Table           MT2                                                           General.            All contractors     √     √            EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13           The majority of compensation species shall comprise
                 species that already occurs within the LIA boundaries;
 Table           MT3                                                           General.            All contractors     √     √           EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13           Where practical, trees that require removal shall be
                 transplanted on Site;
 Table           MT4                                                           As shown on         All contractors     √     √           EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13           New trees shall be planted in groups in order to screen       mitigation
                 visual impacts and to provide additional shade at the         measure plans.
                 administration building, rain shelters and halfway
                 houses.
 Table           MT5                                                           General.            All contractors     √     √           EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13           Tree Planting on Slopes:
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  Ref     Ref                                                                    Timing                                                         Guidelines
                                                                                                                      D      C      O
                       have whip tree planting.
                  •    Such whip trees shall comprise tree species with
                       shrub-like characteristics, such as Gordonia
                       axillaries (大頭茶) and Raphiolepis indica (車輪
                       梅).
 Table           MT6                                                          At the              All contractors     √     √           EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13           Tree planting works at the hill where the desalination       desalination
                 plant will be located shall be carefully positioned in       plant.
                 order to represent its original profile.
 Table           MT7                                                          All areas with      All contractors     √     √           WBTC 24/94
 12.13           Tree Preservation:                                           existing trees                                            WBTC 14/2002
                 -    No tree shall be transplanted or felled without prior                                                             ETWB 2/2004
                      approval by relevant Government departments in
                      accordance with WBTC 24/94, WBTC 14/2002 and
                      ETWB 2/2004;
                 -    All trees that are marked for retention shall be
                      fenced off with a 1.2m high fence around the
                      dripline of trees or larger area;
                 Transplant preparation works shall be carried as soon as
                 possible after commencement of construction. Rootball
                 and crown pruning shall be carried out over at least 1
                 month.
 Table           MT8                                                          At streams          All contractors     √     √
 12.13           Buffer Areas
                 -    For streams the width of the buffer zones will be
                      20m from the stream bank. The only exception
                      would be the buffer zone in the reach of upper
                      tributary of stream B lying between the two parts of
                      Hole 10, where the buffer will zone will be 5m, the
                      dry tributary of stream B that will be converted to
                      an underground culvert and the secondary tributary
                      of stream A that will also be converted to an
                      underground culvert.
                 No construction activities will be allowed in the buffer
                 zones, except for site formation works, which are
                 required for the construction of bridge footings.
 Table           MS1                                                          General.            All contractors           √           EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002




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  EIA    EM&A                                                                  Location /                                                  Relevant Legislation &
                         Environmental Protection Measures*                                    Implementation Agent      Stages **
  Ref     Ref                                                                   Timing                                                          Guidelines
                                                                                                                      D      C      O
 12.13           Bulk hydroseeding:
                 Bulk site formation works shall be followed with bulk
                 hydroseeding as soon as practical.
 Table           MS2                                                         At proposed          All contractors           √           EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13           Grassing:                                                   grassing areas.
                   • In the case of golf course areas, grassing shall be
                      carried out as soon as practical after sanding and
                      shaping; and
                   • Sanding, shaping and grassing works shall be
                      phased in sections.
                 MS3                                                         At all residual      All contractors           √           EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
                 Restoration:                                                areas.
                 •    In the case of residual areas that were disturbed
                      during construction, which will not be part
                      of the golf course areas, detailed site formation
                      works and shaping shall be followed by
                      hydroseeding and shrub planting as soon as
                      practical; and
                 •    The hydroseeding mix shall be composed of the
                      following grass species: Erograstic curvula Lolium
                      Perenne Neyraudia reynaudiana Pennisetum
                      purpureum; and the following shrub / small tree
                      species: Gordonia axillaries, Rhaphiolepis indica
                      and Rhodomyrtus tomentosa.
 Table           ME1                                                         All bridges and      All contractors     √     √           EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13           Screening:                                                  pumping
                 -    Bridges and pumping stations shall be screened by      stations.
                      tree and shrub planting; and
                 Retaining wall shall be covered with climber plants.
 Table           ME2                                                         All bridges.         All contractors     √     √           EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13           Abutments of bridges shall be surfaced with stone of
                 volcanic origin with a colour and texture similar to that
                 of rock in the surrounding landscape;
 Table           ME3                                                         All pumping          All contractors     √     √           EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13           Above-ground walls and foundations of pumping               stations.
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  EIA       EM&A                                                                           Location /                                                                Relevant Legislation &
                                 Environmental Protection Measures*                                            Implementation Agent                Stages **
  Ref        Ref                                                                            Timing                                                                        Guidelines
                                                                                                                                                D      C      O
                    with a colour and texture similar to that of rock in the
                    surrounding landscape.
 Table              ME4                                                                  All pumping                All contractors             √        √        EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13              Above-ground covers of pumping stations shall have an                stations.
                    olive green coating.
 Table              ME5                                                                  As shown on                All contractors             √        √        EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13              The desalination plant shall be located within the hill              the mitigation
                    behind the pier. Slope cutting of this hill shall have a             measure plans.
                    natural appearance with hydroseeding cover.
 Table              ME6                                                                  All water                  All contractors             √        √        EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13              Water tanks shall be located below surface level.                    tanks.
                    Above-ground components shall be coated in olive
                    green.
 Table              MB1                                                                  All new                    All contractors             √        √        EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13              Extensions of the clubhouse shall have a surface cover               extensions of
                    that is in visual harmony with the clubhouse itself.                 the clubhouse.
 Table              MB2                                                                  The new golf               All contractors             √        √        EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13              Shrub planting shall be implemented in front of the new              cart parking
                    golf cart parking area in order to screen low-level views.           area.
 Table              MB3                                                                  At the                     All contractors             √        √        EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13              Tree and shrub planting shall be implemented on the                  maintenance
                    peripheries of the maintenance building and its                      building.
                    extensions.
 Table              MB4                                                                  At all halfway             All contractors                      √        EIAO Guidance Note No. 8/2002
 12.13              Halfway houses and rain shelters shall be surfaced with              houses and rain
                    either stone or beige and olive green paint.                         shelters.
 Landscape and Visual Impact - Operational Phase
                    N/A
 *      All recommendations and requirements resulted during the course of EIA Process, including ACE and/or accepted public comment to the proposed project.
**      D=Design, C=Construction, O=Operation
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Table 15.7           Implementation Schedule of Cultural Heritage Mitigation Measures

  EIA                                                                                                                                              Implementation
              EM&A                                                                                                                                                  Relevant Legislation
  Ref                              Environmental Protection Measures*                     Location / Timing       Implementation Agent               Stages **
               Ref                                                                                                                                                     & Guidelines
                                                                                                                                                  D      C      O
 Construction Phase
 Table              Wan Chai Archaeological Site - Archaeological                         Site formation and           All Contractors                     √        EIAO
 13.4               Watching Brief                                                        construction works

 Table                    Grave #1 – Preservation in-situ - Fenced off three              Site formation and           All Contractors                     √        EIAO
 13.4                     metre buffer zone around the grave                              construction works

 Table                    Grave #5 - Preservation by record; and recovery of              Construction phase           All Contractors                     √        EIAO
 13.4                     structural elements (if required by AMO)                        (prior to
                                                                                          commencement of
                                                                                          works)
 Table                    Grave #20 - Preservation by record; and recovery of             Construction phase           All Contractors                     √        EIAO
 13.4                     structural elements (if required by AMO)                        (prior to
                                                                                          commencement of
                                                                                          works)
 Table                    Any, as of yet unidentified graves at Kap Lo Kok. If a          Site formation and           All Contractors                     √        EIAO
 13.4                     grave is found works will stop in the immediate                 construction works
                          vicinity of the grave until it can be inspected by AMO
                          staff.
 Operational Phase
                          N/A

*        All recommendations and requirements resulted during the course of EIA Process, including ACE and/or accepted public comment to the proposed project.
**        D=Design, C=Construction, O=Operation
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Table 15.8      Implementation Schedule of Land Contamination Mitigation Measures

                                                                                                                                    Implementation         Relevant
             EM&                                                                               Location /
 EIA Ref                             Environmental Protection Measures*                                     Implementation Agent      Stages **          Legislation &
             A Ref                                                                              Timing
                                                                                                                                   D      C       O       Guidelines
 Land Contamination - Construction Phase
 11.9.2            Since the exact cut areas on site during construction by the Contractor   Work site /       All Contractors            √           Waste Disposal
                   have not been determined at this stage, the Contractor should             During the                                               Ordinance (Cap
                   implement the suitable precautions and preventive measures for the        construction                                             354), Waste
                   discovery of buried or abandoned ordnance during the construction.        period                                                   Disposal (Chemical
                   Moreover, it is recommended that standard good practice should be                                                                  Waste) (General)
                   implemented during the construction phase in order to minimize any                                                                 Regulation (Cap
                   potential exposure to contaminated soils or groundwater. These                                                                     35); Water Pollution
                   measures include:                                                                                                                  Control Ordinance
                   • The Contractor should sweep the area of intended excavation with                                                                 (Cap 358).
                       a metal detector to check any ordnance underneath the ground
                       prior to any excavation.
                   • For any detection of metals under the ground, the Contractor
                       should cease work immediately before confirming the identity of
                       the cause. For any suspect of artillery ordnance, Hong Kong
                       Police Force should be informed.
                   • The use of bulk earth-moving excavator equipment would
                       minimise construction workers’ potential contact with the
                       contaminated materials;
                   • Exposure to any contaminated materials can be minimised by the
                       wearing of appropriate clothing and personal protective equipment
                       such as gloves (when interacting directly with suspected
                       contaminated material), providing adequate hygiene and washing
                       facilities and preventing smoking and eating during such
                       activities;
                   • Stockpiling of contaminated soil should be avoided. If this cannot
                       be avoided, the stockpile of contaminated materials should be
                       segregated from the uncontaminated ones. Moreover, the
                       contaminated materials should be properly covered with
                       waterproof material (e.g. tarpaulin sheet) to avoid leaching of
                       contaminants, especially during rainy season.
                   • Vehicles containing any excavated materials should be suitably
                       covered to limit potential dust emissions or contaminated




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                                                                                                                                      Implementation         Relevant
           EM&                                                                                   Location /
 EIA Ref                          Environmental Protection Measures*                                          Implementation Agent      Stages **          Legislation &
           A Ref                                                                                  Timing
                                                                                                                                     D      C       O       Guidelines
                       wastewater run-off, and truck bodies and tailgates should be
                       sealed to prevent any leakage during transport or during wet
                       conditions;
                   •   Only licensed waste haulers should be used to collect and
                       transport any contaminated material to an appropriate disposal site
                       and procedures should be developed to ensure that illegal disposal
                       of waste does not occur;
                   •   Necessary waste disposal permits should be obtained, as required,
                       from the appropriate authorities, in accordance with the Waste
                       Disposal Ordinance (Cap 354), Waste Disposal (Chemical Waste)
                       (General) Regulation (Cap 35), as required;
                   •   Records of the quantities of wastes generated and disposed of
                       should be maintained;
                   •   Adequate washing facilities should be provided on site; and
                   •   In accordance with good construction practice, silt traps should be
                       used to reduce the impact to drainage caused by suspended solids
                       arising from disturbed ground, or any construction materials such
                       as cement and gravel. Groundwater should be disposed of in
                       accordance with the Water Pollution Control Ordinance (Cap
                       358).

 11.11.1           Based on preliminary site investigation, the site is considered as a        Work site /       All Contractors            √           Waste Disposal
                   potentially land contaminated site as hotspots of contamination of          During the                                               Ordinance (Cap
                   lead and sulphur were identified. Further investigation for land            construction                                             354), Waste
                   contamination at this site is therefore required and is detailed in the     period                                                   Disposal (Chemical
                   Contamination Assessment Plan (CAP) of this section to be                                                                            Waste) (General)
                   undertaken prior to commencement of excavation works.                  A                                                             Regulation (Cap
                   Contamination Assessment Report (CAR) should be prepared and if                                                                      35); Water Pollution
                   the results of the site investigation reveal contamination at the subject                                                            Control Ordinance
                   site, a Remediation Action Plan (RAP) should also be prepared and                                                                    (Cap 358).
                   submitted together with the CAR to EPD for approval.




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                                                                                                                                        Implementation         Relevant
            EM&                                                                                  Location /
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            A Ref                                                                                 Timing
                                                                                                                                       D      C       O       Guidelines




 Land Contamination - Operational Phase
                   Prevention of Contamination Impact                                          Golf             Golf Course Operator                 √    Waste Disposal
                                                                                               course/During                                              Ordinance (Cap
 11.10.3            In order to prevent the chemicals from contaminating the land, a           the operation                                              354), Waste
                    Turfgrass Management Plan (TMP). The latest version of the HKJC            phase                                                      Disposal (Chemical
                    Kau Sai Chau Golf Course “Turfgrass Management Guidelines” is                                                                         Waste) (General)
                    appended to the EIA report.                                                                                                           Regulation (Cap
                                                                                                                                                          35); Water Pollution
 11.10.4            As present in the water quality assessment section, four main                                                                         Control Ordinance
                    chemicals are used for existing golf courses, they are nitrogenous                                                                    (Cap 358).
                    fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides and insecticides. The approach
                    should be to minimize application of fertilizers and this is also driven
                    by economic requirements to minimize recurrent costs. Healthy
                    growth rates are achieved when the grass is not over fertilized or over
                    watered. A balanced programme allows the grass to stand up to wear
                    and develop disease resistance. In line with existing practice, the
                    following mitigation measures will be implemented:

                    •   Nutrient status will be monitored every 6 months of the year
                        through the aid of soil and leaf tissue tests. Tests help determine
                        the optimum nutrient provisions for turf grass.
                    •   A slow release fertilizer will be used to help minimize the
                        amount of nitrate leached from the soil.
                    •   Applying low quantity of fertilizer is recommended to minimize
                        the leaching due to the active uptake.
                    •   Applications will not be made if heavy rain is forecast to
                        minimize the significant nitrogen runoff.

 11.10.8            Routine soil testing for nutrients as described in the TMP will be         Golf            Golf Course Operator                  √



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             EM&                                                                                         Location /
 EIA Ref                                Environmental Protection Measures*                                                 Implementation Agent                  Stages **        Legislation &
             A Ref                                                                                        Timing
                                                                                                                                                              D      C       O     Guidelines
                       conducted to ensure that nutrient applications to the golf course are           course/During
                       having the desired effect. Adjustments are made to the applications             the operation
                       program to amend any soil imbalances or deficiencies in nutrients. To           phase
                       monitor whether there is any land contamination during the operation
                       stage, regular soil sampling and testing (e.g. say for every 6 month or
                       a period agreed by EPD) will be taken according to the two
                       publications issued by EPD (see section 11.2.1) and the certified test
                       results reports should be submitted to EPD for information.
 11.10.9               All fertilizers and pesticides will be well-documented including
                       following details:
                          •    Location of applications;
                          •    Type of fertilizer applied;
                          •    Amount applied in kg per hectare;
                          •    Date of applications; and
                          •    Product applied.

                       Spillages                                                                       Golf                Golf Course Operator                             √
                                                                                                       course/During
 11.10.10              In the event that any spillages occur on the golf courses, the following        the operation
                       actions would be taken:                                                         phase

                       •      Make every effort to contain the spillage responsibly and safely;
                       •      Block drainage downstream flows and divert upstream flows
                              where practicable;
                       •      Notify Environmental Protection Department;
                       •      Collect samples of downstream water for analysis;
                       •      Continue sampling until the impact of the spillage can no longer
                              be detected.

 11.10.12              The extent of the contamination (e.g. volume of the contaminated                Golf                Golf Course Operator                             √
                       soil) should be identified and confirmed by taken samples of                    course/During
                       contaminated soil for testing. Remediation action should also be                the operation
                       carried out and completed within 3 to 6 months.                                 phase

*     All recommendations and requirements resulted during the course of EIA Process, including ACE and/or accepted public comment to the proposed project.
**     D=Design, C=Construction, O=Operation
N/A    Not applicable




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               Appendix B
   Sample Data Sheet, Complaint Log and
     Interim Notification Exceedances




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                                                    Appendix B
                                           Data Sheet for TSP Monitoring

 Monitoring Location

 Details of Location

 Sampler Identification

 Date (dd/mm/yy) & Time of Sampling
 Elapsed-time                      Start     (min.)

 Meter Reading                     Stop      (min.)

 Total Sampling Time (min.)

 Weather Conditions

 Site Conditions
 Initial Flow                      Pi (mmHg)

 Rate, Qsi                         Ti (°C)

                                   Hi(in.)

                                   Qsi       (Std. m3)
 Final Flow                        Pf (mmHg)

 Rate, Qsf                         Tf (°C)

                                   Hf        (in.)

                                   Qsf       (Std. m3)

 Average Flow Rate           (Std. m3)

 Total Volume      (Std. m3)

 Filter Identification No.

 Initial Wt. of Filter       (g)

 Final Wt. of Filter         (g)

 Measured TSP Level          (µg/m3)


                         Name & Designation              Signature         Date (dd/mm/yy)

Field Operator

Laboratory Staff

Checked by




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                                               Appendix B
                                Water Quality Monitoring Data Record Sheet

 Monitoring Location

 Date ( dd/mm/yy)

 Start Time         (hh:mm)

 Weather

 Sea Conditions

 Tidal Mode

 Water Depth        (m)

 Monitoring Depth                               Surface                   Middle       Bottom

 Salinity

 Temperature                 (°C)

 DO Saturation (%)

 DO                          (mg/l)

 Turbidity                   (NTU)

 Suspended Solids (SS)
  Sample Identification

 SS Laboratory Results* (mg/l)

 Observed            <100m
 Construction
 Activities          from location

                     >100m
                     from location

 Other Observations




* The SS results are to be filled up once they are available from the laboratory.

                    Name & Designation                          Signature           Date (dd/mm/yy)

Recorded By

Checked By




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                                       Appendix B
                                      Complaint Log

 Log. Ref.    Date /      Complaint      Details of         Investigation /     File
             Location                    Complaint         Mitigation Action   Closed




Signed by Environmental Team Leader: ______________________________

Date: ____________________




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                                          Appendix B
     Sample Template for Interim Notifications of Environmental Quality Limits Exceedances

                    Incident Report on Action Level or Limit Level Non-compliance

 Project

 Date

 Time

 Monitoring Location

 Parameter

 Action & Limit Levels

 Measured Level

 Possible reason for Action or Limit Level
 Non-compliance

 Actions taken / to be taken




 Remarks




                                                                        Location Plan
Prepared by




Designation



Signature



Date (dd/mm/yy)




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                   Appendix C
        Tentative Construction Programme




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                                              Figures




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                GAC B1




Proposed Extension of Public Golf Course at Kau Sai    Fig 2.1
              Chau Island, Sai Kung                      ET      JW
                                                      Dec 2005
     Proposed Air Quality Monitoring Location
                                  M_A




                              F_Inland M           M_Marsh
                                                                TTC
         KLW

                                                            M_BP
                M_RO1



                                                                       M_ Coral
       F_DA


F_UA          F_DB




         F_UB
                 F_UC                                                                    M_B
                                                    KS
                     F_DC




                        Proposed Extension of Public Golf Course at Kau Sai    Fig 3.1
                                      Chau Island, Sai Kung                       ET           JW
                           Proposed Water Quality Monitoring Locations
                                                                              July 2005
                                       (Construction Phase)
                         M_A




                          F_Filter
                      F_Inland M          M_Marsh
                                                       TTC
  KLW
   M_RO2                   F_Lake 1D
      M_RO1



                                                              M_ Coral
F_DA


       F_DB




                                                                                M_B
                                           KS
              F_DC




               Proposed Extension of Public Golf Course at Kau Sai    Fig 3.2
                             Chau Island, Sai Kung                       ET           JW
                  Proposed Water Quality Monitoring Locations
                                                                     July 2005
                              (Operational Phase)
                                                            Buffer Zone

                                                                 Stream




Stream A




                           B2

                         Stream B       B1




                                                  Stream C




           Proposed Extension of Public Golf Course at Kau Sai      Fig 4.1
                         Chau Island, Sai Kung                         ET      JW
                Proposed Ecological Monitoring Location
                                                                   July 2005
                         (Streams Buffer Zone)
Proposed Extension of Public Golf Course at Kau Sai Chau Island, Sai Kung              Fig 4.2
                                                                            Prepared             Checked
   Location of proposed coral transplantation site (Bedrock with corals)       ET                  JW
                                                                              Date
                                                                                       Jun-05
Proposed Extension of Public Golf Course at Kau Sai Chau Island, Sai Kung              Fig 4.3
                                                                            Prepared             Checked
      Location of coral and seagrass monitoring (Sites D2, D3 and C)           ET                  JW
                                                                              Date
                                                                                       Jun-05
Proposed Extension of Public Golf Course at Kau Sai Chau Island, Sai Kung              Fig 4.4
                                                                            Prepared             Checked
                Control Site for Natural Coral Monitoring                      ET                  JW
                                                                              Date
                                                                                       Jun-05
Wan Chai
Archaeological Site




                                       Figure 6.1
                      Map Showing the Extent of the Area to monitored
                                under the Watching Brief
              2




3




                                      6
                          7
                                             8




    Proposed Extension of Public Golf Course at Kau              Fig 7.1
              Sai Chau Island, Sai Kung               Prepared             Checked
                                                         ET                   JW
                  Sampling location for
                   land contamination
                                                        Date
                                                                 Jun-05

				
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